Arbitrary Code Execution Affecting microsoft.chakracore package, versions [,1.8.4)

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  • published

    5 May 2019

  • disclosed

    9 May 2018

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How to fix?

Upgrade Microsoft.ChakraCore to version 1.8.4 or higher.


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

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Arbitrary Code Execution. This is due to a type confusion vulnerability in Chakra JIT which could lead to memory corruption and allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the authenticated user.

Note: This CVE ID is different from CVE-2018-0945, CVE-2018-0946, CVE-2018-0951, CVE-2018-0954, CVE-2018-0955, CVE-2018-1022, CVE-2018-8114, CVE-2018-8122, CVE-2018-8128, CVE-2018-8137, CVE-2018-8139.