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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
CVE-2017-8731 Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Vulnerability Microsoft Edge Critical 13-09-2017

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists when 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. If the current user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker could take control of an affected system.
Detailed Information on the risk:
An attacker could host a specially crafted website that is designed to exploit the vulnerability through , 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-2017-8731

Affected Software

Microsoft Edge