Remote Code Execution (RCE) Affecting microsoft.chakracore package, versions [,1.10.2)


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • User Interaction

    Required

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-DOTNET-MICROSOFTCHAKRACORE-173905

  • published

    28 Mar 2019

  • disclosed

    11 Sep 2018

  • credit

    Yuki Chen of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team, Qixun Zhao of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team, Ryoyichi working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative

How to fix?

Upgrade Microsoft.ChakraCore to version 1.10.2 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 memory corruption in such a way that 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 will be able to install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.