Remote Code Execution (RCE) Affecting microsoft.chakracore package, versions [,1.10.1)


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • User Interaction

    Required

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-DOTNET-MICROSOFTCHAKRACORE-173893

  • published

    1 Apr 2019

  • disclosed

    10 Jul 2018

  • credit

    Simon Zuckerbraun with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative

How to fix?

Upgrade Microsoft.ChakraCore to version 1.10.1 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) when Microsoft Edge improperly accesses objects in memory. The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that enables an attacker to execute arbitrary code 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 could take control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.