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Sid 1-36452

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge cross site scripting filter bypass attempt

Summary

Microsoft Edge mishandles HTML attributes in HTTP responses, which allows remote attackers to bypass a cross-site scripting (XSS) protection mechanism via unspecified vectors, aka "Microsoft Edge XSS Filter Bypass."

Impact

CVSS base score 4.3 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL

CVE-2015-6058:

CVSS base score 4.3

CVSS impact score 2.9

CVSS exploitability score 8.6

Confidentiality Impact NONE

Integrity Impact PARTIAL

Availability Impact NONE

CVE-2016-7280:

CVSS base score 6.1

CVSS impact score 2.7

CVSS exploitability score 2.8

Confidentiality Impact LOW

Integrity Impact LOW

Availability Impact NONE

Detailed information

CVE-2015-6058: Microsoft Edge mishandles HTML attributes in HTTP responses, which allows remote attackers to bypass a cross-site scripting (XSS) protection mechanism via unspecified vectors, aka "Microsoft Edge XSS Filter Bypass."

CVE-2016-7280: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Microsoft Edge allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors, aka "Microsoft Edge Information Disclosure Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-7206.

Affected systems

  • microsoft edge -

Ease of attack

CVE-2015-6058:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity MEDIUM

Authentication NONE

CVE-2016-7280:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS15-107
  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS16-145