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Sid 1-44825

Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Edge out of bounds write attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an out of bounds write attempt is detected in Microsoft Edge.

Impact

Attempted Administrator Privilege Gain

CVE-2017-11861:

CVSS base score 7.5

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 1.6

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

CVE-2017-11861: Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 1607, 1703, 1709, Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server, version 1709 allows an attacker to gain the same user rights as the current user, due to how the scripting engine handles objects in memory, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-11836, CVE-2017-11837, CVE-2017-11838, CVE-2017-11839, CVE-2017-11840, CVE-2017-11841, CVE-2017-11843, CVE-2017-11846, CVE-2017-11858, CVE-2017-11859, CVE-2017-11862, CVE-2017-11866, CVE-2017-11869, CVE-2017-11870, CVE-2017-11871, and CVE-2017-11873.

Affected systems

  • microsoft chakracore -
  • microsoft edge -

Ease of attack

CVE-2017-11861:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

False negatives

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8179