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Web Attack: Microsoft Edge CVE-2018-8463 Activity

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 the attempt to execute arbitrary code in the context of the affected device.

Additional Information

Microsoft Edge is a web browser available for Microsoft Windows.

Microsoft Edge is prone to a remote privilege-escalation vulnerability. Specifically, this issue occurs because of an error in the implementation of sandbox. An attacker can exploit this issue to escape from the AppContainer sandbox in the browser.

An attacker can exploit this issue to gain elevated privileges.

Affected

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