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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
CVE-2018-8262 Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Vulnerability Microsoft Edge Critical 11-07-2018

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.

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-2018-8262

Affected Software

Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit Systems,
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems