Operating System:

[Win]

Published:

14 November 2018

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                         AUSCERT Security Bulletin

                               ASB-2018.0284
                 November 2018 updates for Microsoft Edge
                             14 November 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              Microsoft Edge
Operating System:     Windows
Impact/Access:        Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                      Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
                      Provide Misleading Information  -- Remote with User Interaction
                      Access Confidential Data        -- Remote with User Interaction
                      Unauthorised Access             -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:           Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:            CVE-2018-8588 CVE-2018-8567 CVE-2018-8564
                      CVE-2018-8557 CVE-2018-8556 CVE-2018-8555
                      CVE-2018-8551 CVE-2018-8545 CVE-2018-8543
                      CVE-2018-8542 CVE-2018-8541 
Member content until: Friday, December 14 2018

OVERVIEW

        Microsoft has released its monthly security patch update for the
        month of November 2018.
        
        This update resolves 11 vulnerabilities across the
        following products: [1]
        
         Microsoft Edge


IMPACT

        Microsoft has given the following details regarding these vulnerabilities.
        
         Details         Impact                   Severity
         CVE-2018-8541   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2018-8542   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2018-8543   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2018-8545   Information Disclosure   Important
         CVE-2018-8551   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2018-8555   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2018-8556   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2018-8557   Remote Code Execution    Critical
         CVE-2018-8564   Spoofing                 Important
         CVE-2018-8567   Elevation of Privilege   Important
         CVE-2018-8588   Remote Code Execution    Critical


MITIGATION

        Microsoft recommends updating the software with the version made available on
        the Microsoft Update Catalogue for the following Knowledge Base articles. [1]
        
        
         KB4467686, KB4467702, KB4467680, KB4467708, KB4467691
         KB4467696


REFERENCES

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

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