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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Microsoft Internet Explorer Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Internet Explorer Scripting Engine Object Memory Handling Errors Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038848
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038848
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8606, CVE-2017-8607, CVE-2017-8608, CVE-2017-8618   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 11 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9, 10, 11
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system. These vulnerabilities can also be exploited via an embedded ActiveX control marked as "safe for initialization".

The VBScript engine is affected [CVE-2017-8618].

The JavaScript engine is affected [CVE-2017-8606, CVE-2017-8607, CVE-2017-8608].

The Microsoft ChakraCore Team reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8618
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8606
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8607
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8608

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8618 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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