Remote Code Execution (RCE) Affecting microsoft.chakracore Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,1.7.8)
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1 Apr 2019
13 Feb 2018
Lucas Pinheiro - Windows & Devices Group - Operating System Security Team
How to fix?
Microsoft.ChakraCore to version 1.7.8 or higher.
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Remote Code Execution (RCE) due to the way that the scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft Edge. This may cause the memory to be corrupted so an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user and could gain the same user rights as the current user. 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.