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Sid 1-47733

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge empty prototype use-after-free attempt

Summary

This event is generated when a crafted web page designed to exploit Microsoft Edge traverses the network.

Impact

Attempted User Privilege Gain

Detailed information

A type confusion vulnerability is found in Edge. This vulnerability can be exploited to achieve remote code execution.

Affected systems

  • Windows 10 (x64)

Ease of attack

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8459

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8459