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Microsoft Windows: CVE-2017-11871: Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Microsoft Windows: CVE-2017-11871: Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/14/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/14/2017
Modified
06/10/2024

Description

ChakraCore and Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 1703, 1709, and Windows Server, version 1709 allows an attacker to gain the same user rights as the current user, due to how the scripting engine handles objects in memory, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-11836, CVE-2017-11837, CVE-2017-11838, CVE-2017-11839, CVE-2017-11840, CVE-2017-11841, CVE-2017-11843, CVE-2017-11846, CVE-2017-11858, CVE-2017-11859, CVE-2017-11861, CVE-2017-11862, CVE-2017-11866, CVE-2017-11869, CVE-2017-11870, and CVE-2017-11873.

Solution(s)

  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1703-kb4048954
  • microsoft-windows-windows_10-1709-kb4048955
  • msft-kb4048955-2b1ad711-0a3a-4c1a-8e3a-89742d8980ff

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