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BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge type confusion memory corruption attempt
This event is generated when a type confusion vulnerability is attempting to exploit Microsoft Edge
Attempted User Privilege Gain
A Type Confusion vulnerability has been found in Microsoft Edge. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can achieve Remote Code Execution.
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What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2018-8111A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Microsoft Edge improperly accesses objects in memory, aka "Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Edge. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8110, CVE-2018-8236.
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