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Web Attack: Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine CVE-2019-1023

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 obtain sensitive information that may aid in further attacks.

Additional Information

Microsoft Edge is a web browser available for Windows.

Microsoft Edge is prone to an information disclosure vulnerability because it fails to properly handles objects in memory. Attackers can exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting user to view a specially crafted web page.

Successful exploits will allow attackers to obtain sensitive information that may aid in further attacks.

Affected

  • ChakraCore and Microsoft Edge.
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