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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
CVE-2017-11845 Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Vulnerability Microsoft Edge Critical 15-11-2017

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists 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.

Detailed Information on the risk:
An attacker could host a specially crafted website that is designed to exploit the vulnerability through Microsoft Edge, and then convince a user to view the website. The attacker could also take advantage of compromised websites and websites that accept or host user-provided content or advertisements by adding specially crafted content that could exploit the vulnerability.

Further information on this exploit is available at : CVE-2017-11845

Affected Software

Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems