Threat Encyclopedia

MS.Edge.CVE-2018-8123.Use.After.Free

description-logoDescription

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

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Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1709 for 32-bit and x64-based Systems

Impact

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

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8123

CVE References

CVE-2018-8123