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Sid 1-44827

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge scripting engine memory corruption attempt

Summary

This event is generated when scripting engine memory corruption is attempted

Impact

Attempted Administrator Privilege Gain

CVE-2017-11858:

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-2017-11858: ChakraCore and Internet Explorer in Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 and R2 SP1, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, and Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer in Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 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 Microsoft browsers handle 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-2017-11859, CVE-2017-11861, 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 *
  • microsoft internet_explorer *

Ease of attack

CVE-2017-11858:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

False negatives

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References