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Sid 1-48510


BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge Browser Chakra script type confusion exploit attempt


This event is generated when a web page designed to exploit Microsoft Edge browser via type confusion traverses the corporate network.


Attempted Administrator Privilege Gain


CVSS base score 7.5

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 1.6

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

A type confusion vulnerability exists in Microsoft Edge browser. CVE-2018-8618: A 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-2018-8583, CVE-2018-8617, CVE-2018-8624, CVE-2018-8629.

Affected systems

  • microsoft chakracore -
  • microsoft edge -

Ease of attack


Access Vector

Access Complexity


False positives

None known.

False negatives

None known.

Corrective action


  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References