KLA11166
Multiple vunlerabilities in Microsoft Internet Explorer and Edge
Updated: 11/06/2018
CVSS
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7.6
Detect date
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01/03/2018
Severity
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Critical
Description

Multiple serious vulnerabilities have been found in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. Malicious users can exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code, perform privilege escalation and obtain sensitive information.

  1. An information disclosure vulnerabilities can be exploited remotely via speculative execution side-channel attack to obtain sensetive information;
  2. Multiple scripting engine memory corruption vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer can be exploited remotely via a specially designed website to execute arbitrary code;
  3. Multiple information disclosure vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer can be exploited remotely via a specially designed website to obtain sensitive information;
  4. An elevation of privilege vulnerability in Microsoft Edge can be exploited remotely via a specially designed website to perform privilege escalation.

 

All Kaspersky Lab business and consumer products are compatible with the update. Our database update on 28th December enables the compatibility flag, recommended by Microsoft, to allow devices to apply the update from 3rd January.

Further details of Kaspersky Lab compatibility with Microsoft security updates are on our Support page.

Our recommendation remains that for optimum protection against vulnerabilities, software and operating system updates should be installed as soon as possible.

More about the CPU vulnerabilities can be found on the Kaspersky Lab blog here and on the announcement website here.

Affected products

Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer 11
Internet Explorer 10
Internet Explorer 9

Solution

Install necessary updates from the KB section, that are listed in your Windows Update (Windows Update usually can be accessed from the Control Panel). In addition, you may also need to install firmware updates from manufacturer of your device for increased protection. Check for relevant updates with manufacturer of your device.

Original advisories

ADV180002
CVE-2018-0758
CVE-2018-0762
CVE-2018-0766
CVE-2018-0767
CVE-2018-0768
CVE-2018-0769
CVE-2018-0770
CVE-2018-0772
CVE-2018-0773
CVE-2018-0774
CVE-2018-0775
CVE-2018-0776
CVE-2018-0777
CVE-2018-0778
CVE-2018-0780
CVE-2018-0781
CVE-2018-0800
CVE-2018-0803

Impacts
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ACE 
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OSI 
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PE 
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Related products
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Microsoft Edge
CVE-IDS
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CVE-2018-0758
CVE-2018-0762
CVE-2018-0766
CVE-2018-0767
CVE-2018-0768
CVE-2018-0769
CVE-2018-0770
CVE-2018-0772
CVE-2018-0773
CVE-2018-0774
CVE-2018-0775
CVE-2018-0776
CVE-2018-0777
CVE-2018-0778
CVE-2018-0780
CVE-2018-0781
CVE-2018-0800
CVE-2018-0803

Microsoft official advisories
Microsoft Security Update Guide
KB list

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