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Web Attack: Microsoft Edge CVE-2016-3377

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

Successful exploits will allow attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the currently logged-in user. Failed attacks will cause denial of service conditions.

Additional Information

Microsoft Edge is a web browser available for Microsoft Windows.

Microsoft Edge is prone to a remote memory-corruption vulnerability. Specifically, this issue occurs because the Chakra JavaScript engine fails to properly handle objects in memory during rendering process.

Attackers can exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting user to view a specially crafted web page.

Attackers can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the currently logged-in user. Failed attacks will cause denial of service conditions.

Affected

  • Microsoft Edge
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube