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CVE-2017-8638 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Edge in Microsoft Windows 10 1703 allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user due to the way that Microsoft browser JavaScript engines render content when handling objects in memory, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8634, CVE-2017-8635, CVE-2017-8636, CVE-2017-8639, CVE-2017-8640, CVE-2017-8641, CVE-2017-8645, CVE-2017-8646, CVE-2017-8647, CVE-2017-8655, CVE-2017-8656, CVE-2017-8657, CVE-2017-8670, CVE-2017-8671, CVE-2017-8672, and CVE-2017-8674.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/08/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8638
Original release date:
08/08/2017
Last revised:
08/14/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.5 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.6
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.6 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100049 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 100049
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039095 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1039095
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8638 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8638

Technical Details

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