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Sid 1-47491

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge Chakra Scripting Engine memory corruption attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an html page designed to crash Microsoft Edge traverses the network.

Impact

Attempted User Privilege Gain

Detailed information

An issue has been identified in Edge where an object's pointer gets overwritten. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can achieve Remote Code Execution.

Affected systems

  • Microsoft Edge browser, Windows 10 (32-bit)

Ease of attack

False positives

None known.

False negatives

None known.

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8266