Threat Encyclopedia

MS.Edge.BoxStackInstance.Type.Confusion

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This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Edge.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted webpage. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

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Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1709 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1709 for 64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows Server 2016

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.