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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
CVE-2018-8283 Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability ChakraCore Critical 11-07-2018

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the ChakraCore scripting engine handles objects in memory. The vulnerability could corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could 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:
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.

Further information on this exploit is available at : CVE-2018-8283

Affected Software