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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2017-11801

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

ChakraCore allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user, due to how the ChakraCore scripting engine handles objects in memory, aka "Scripting Engine Information Disclosure Vulnerability".

  • HIGH
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published