CVE-2017-8738

high

Description

Microsoft Edge in Microsoft Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, and Windows Server 2016 allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user, due to the way that the Microsoft Edge scripting engine handles objects in memory, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8649, CVE-2017-8660, CVE-2017-8729, CVE-2017-8740, CVE-2017-8741, CVE-2017-8748, CVE-2017-8752, CVE-2017-8753, CVE-2017-8755, CVE-2017-8756, and CVE-2017-11764.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100759

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039342

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8738

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-13

Updated: 2017-09-19

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.6

Severity: HIGH