Operating System:

[Win]

Published:

16 August 2018

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                         AUSCERT Security Bulletin

                               ASB-2018.0194
             Security updates for Microsoft Internet Explorer
                              16 August 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              Internet Explorer
Operating System:     Windows
Impact/Access:        Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                      Access Privileged Data          -- Existing Account            
Resolution:           Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:            CVE-2018-0866 CVE-2018-0840 CVE-2018-0772
                      CVE-2018-0762  
Member content until: Saturday, September 15 2018
Reference:            ASB-2018.0046
                      ASB-2018.0043
                      ASB-2018.0004.2
                      ASB-2018.0003
                      ESB-2018.2100

OVERVIEW

        Microsoft has released its monthly security patch update for the month of August 2018.
        
        This update resolves 5 vulnerabilities across the following products: [1]
        
         Internet Explorer 10
         Internet Explorer 11
         Internet Explorer 9


IMPACT

        Microsoft has given the following details regarding these vulnerabilities.
        
         Details         Impact                   Severity
         ADV180002       Information Disclosure   Important
         CVE-2018-0762   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2018-0772   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2018-0840   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2018-0866   Remote Code Execution    Important


MITIGATION

        Microsoft recommends updating the software with the version made available on the Microsoft Update Cataloge for the following Knowledge Base articles. [1].
        
        
         KB4056893, KB4073291, KB4056891, KB4056890, KB4056896
         KB4056895, KB4056894, KB4056888, KB4056892, KB4074592
         KB4074598, KB4074588, KB4056568, KB4074736, KB4074593
         KB4074590, KB4074591, KB4074596, KB4074594


REFERENCES

        [1] Security Update Guide
            https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance

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