Threat Encyclopedia

MS.Edge.http-equiv.Meta.Tag.Information.Disclosure

description-logoDescription

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Information Disclosure Vulnerability in Microsoft Edge.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted webpage. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage and disclose sensitive information within the context of the application.

affected-products-logoAffected Products

Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1803 for ARM64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1809 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1809 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1809 for ARM64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows Server 2019

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor:
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8545

CVE References

CVE-2018-8545