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Sid 1-46212

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge scripting engine memory corruption attempt

Summary

This event is generated when a type confusion vulnerability is detected in Microsoft Edge which could lead to remote code execution

Impact

CVE-2018-0993:

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-2018-0993: A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the Chakra scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft Edge, aka "Chakra Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Edge, ChakraCore. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-0979, CVE-2018-0980, CVE-2018-0990, CVE-2018-0994, CVE-2018-0995, CVE-2018-1019.

Affected systems

  • microsoft edge *

Ease of attack

CVE-2018-0993:

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-2018-0993