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BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge Chakra Scripting Engine memory corruption attempt
This event is generated when an html page designed to crash Microsoft Edge traverses the network.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
An issue has been identified in Edge where an object's pointer gets overwritten. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can achieve Remote Code Execution.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2018-8266A 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-2018-8380, CVE-2018-8381, CVE-2018-8384.
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