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Microsoft Windows: CVE-2017-11872: Microsoft Edge Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability

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Microsoft Windows: CVE-2017-11872: Microsoft Edge Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
11/14/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/14/2017
Modified
06/10/2024

Description

Microsoft Edge in Microsoft Windows 10 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows an attacker to force the browser to send data that would otherwise be restricted to a destination website of the attacker's choice, due to how Microsoft Edge handles redirect requests, aka "Microsoft Edge Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-11863 and CVE-2017-11874.

Solution(s)

  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1607-kb4048953
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1703-kb4048954
  • msft-kb4048953-0a541419-914d-4e57-93fb-5d51a0049ec7

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