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BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge scripting engine memory corruption attempt
This event is generated when a type confusion vulnerability is detected in Microsoft Edge which could lead to remote code execution
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What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2018-0993A 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.
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