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Sid 1-44342

Message

BROWSER-IE Internet Explorer WeakMap Freeze memory corruption attempt

Summary

Internet Explorer in Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer in Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user due to the way that Microsoft browsers access objects in memory, aka "Microsoft Browser Memory Corruption Vulnerability".

Impact

CVSS base score 7.5 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 1.6 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • microsoft edge *
  • microsoft internet_explorer 11

Ease of attack

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

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8750