Memory Corruption Affecting microsoft.chakracore package, versions [,1.11.9)


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Exploit Maturity Proof of concept
    Attack Complexity High
    User Interaction Required
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NVD
7.5 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DOTNET-MICROSOFTCHAKRACORE-174713
  • published 15 May 2019
  • disclosed 14 May 2019
  • credit Qixun Zhao

How to fix?

Upgrade Microsoft.ChakraCore to version 1.11.9 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 Memory Corruption. It could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user. Exploitation of this vulnerability could result in the same user rights as the current user. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability 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.