Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Edge, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
PUBLISH DATE: 13-DEC-2018
An arbitrary code subsequently executes when handling objects in memory. This can be exploited to corrupt memory. This error is related to chakra scripting engine. Updates are available.
Five remote code execution vulnerabilities have been discovered in Microsoft Edge. Identified as CVE-2018-8624, CVE-2018-8618, CVE-2018-8617, CVE-2018-8629 and CVE-2018-8583, each one of these vulnerabilities are unique from the others.
The flaw 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.
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Note: Security updates for Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 are available via e.g. Windows Update or Windows Update Catalog only.
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