Remote Code Execution (RCE) Affecting microsoft.chakracore.vc140 package, versions [1.4.1,1.4.4)


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • User Interaction

    Required

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-DOTNET-MICROSOFTCHAKRACOREVC140-174362

  • published

    18 Apr 2019

  • disclosed

    12 May 2017

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade Microsoft.ChakraCore.vc140 to version 1.4.4 or higher.

Overview

Microsoft.ChakraCore.vc140 is the core part of the Chakra JavaScript engine that powers Microsoft Edge.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Remote Code Execution (RCE). A remote malicious user may be able to execute arbitrary code in the context of an authenticated user. This is because of improper checks before invocation of JavascriptPromise::AsyncSpawnStep.

Note: This CVE ID is different from CVE-2017-0228, CVE-2017-0229, CVE-2017-0230, CVE-2017-0234, CVE-2017-0235, CVE-2017-0236, and CVE-2017-0238.