Remote Code Execution (RCE) Affecting microsoft.chakracore Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,1.8.3)
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24 Mar 2019
10 Apr 2018
Johnathan Norman - WDG OS Security Team
How to fix?
Microsoft.ChakraCore to version 1.8.3 or higher.
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. The vulnerability could cause memory corruption leading to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user. An attacker 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.