Remote Code Execution (RCE) Affecting microsoft.chakracore package, versions [,1.8.3)


0.0
high

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity High
    User Interaction Required
    Confidentiality High
    Integrity High
    Availability High
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NVD
7.5 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DOTNET-MICROSOFTCHAKRACORE-173880
  • published 24 Mar 2019
  • disclosed 10 Apr 2018
  • credit hungtt28 of Viettel Cyber Security

How to fix?

Upgrade Microsoft.ChakraCore to version 1.8.3 or higher.

Overview

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

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Remote Code Execution (RCE) due to the way that the Chakra scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft Edge. This could cause a corruption of memory leading to arbitrary code execution 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 will be able to take control of an affected system: install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.