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Web Attack: CVE-2018-0758 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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

This signature detects attempts to exploit a scripting engine memory corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Edge

Additional Information

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft Edge. The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could take control of an affected system.

Affected

  • Microsoft Edge

Response

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
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