Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer Vulnerability

Summary

Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine Memory Corruption suffers from improper restriction of operations within the bounds of a memory buffer vulnerability

Credit:

The information has been provided by Qixun Zhao

The original article can be found at: https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-1308


Details

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the Chakra scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft Edge (HTML-based)L. 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. 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.

Vulnerable Systems:

Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine Memory Corruption 

CVE Information:

CVE-2019-1308

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:10/10/2019