An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Microsoft Edge does not properly enforce cross-domain policies, which could allow an attacker to access information from one domain and inject it into another domain.In a web-based attack scenario, an attacker could host a website that is used to attempt to exploit the vulnerability, aka 'Microsoft Edge Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability'.
Published 2019-04-09 00:29:00
Updated 2020-08-24 17:37:01
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Vulnerability category: Gain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-0678

0.13%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 47 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-0678

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
4.9
4.9
NIST
6.8
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
1.6
5.2
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2019-0678

  • The product performs an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action, but it does not correctly perform the check. This allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2019-0678

Products affected by CVE-2019-0678

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