Remote Code Execution (RCE) Affecting microsoft.chakracore package, versions [,1.7.5)

  • Attack Complexity


  • User Interaction


  • Confidentiality


  • Integrity


  • Availability


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  • published

    2 Apr 2019

  • disclosed

    12 Dec 2017

  • credit

    Huang Anwen ichunqiu Ker Team

How to fix?

Upgrade Microsoft.ChakraCore to version 1.7.5 or higher.


Microsoft.ChakraCore is the core part of the Chakra Javascript engine that powers Microsoft Edge

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Remote Code Execution (RCE). The memory could be corrupted because of improper handling of memory objects in the scripting engine in Microsoft browsers. This may lead lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. An attacker could gain the same user rights as the current user, and if the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker could take control of an affected system and may be able to install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.