Remote code execution in Microsoft Edge

Published: 2018-12-11 21:09:50
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 5
CVE ID CVE-2018-8629
CVE-2018-8624
CVE-2018-8618
CVE-2018-8617
CVE-2018-8583
CVSSv3 8.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software Microsoft Edge
Vulnerable software versions Microsoft Edge -
Vendor URL Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Buffer overflow

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when the Chakra scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft Edge. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted website, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

2) Buffer overflow

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when the Chakra scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft Edge. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted website, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8624

3) Buffer overflow

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when the Chakra scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft Edge. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted website, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8618

4) Buffer overflow

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when the Chakra scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft Edge. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted website, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8617

5) Buffer overflow

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when the Chakra scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft Edge. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted website, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Remediation

Install updates from vendor's website.

External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8583

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