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Sid 1-48517

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer Chakra engine memory corruption attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an attempt to generate a memory corruption in Internet Explorer has been detected

Impact

Attempted User Privilege Gain

CVE-2018-8624:

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

CVE-2018-8624: 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-2018-8618, CVE-2018-8629.

Affected systems

  • microsoft chakracore -
  • microsoft edge -

Ease of attack

Simple

False positives

False negatives

Corrective action

Apply the latest patch available from Microsoft

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8624