CVE-2018-0840

HIGH

Description

Internet Explorer in Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, and Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, and Windows Server 2016 allows remote code execution, due to how the scripting engine handles objects in memory, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-0834, CVE-2018-0835, CVE-2018-0836, CVE-2018-0837, CVE-2018-0838, CVE-2018-0856, CVE-2018-0857, CVE-2018-0858, CVE-2018-0859, CVE-2018-0860, CVE-2018-0861, and CVE-2018-0866.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102886

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040369

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040372

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0840

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44077/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-02-15

Updated: 2018-03-14

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

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