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Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')

CVE-2018-8298

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the ChakraCore scripting engine handles objects in memory, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability." This affects ChakraCore. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8242, CVE-2018-8283, CVE-2018-8287, CVE-2018-8288, CVE-2018-8291, CVE-2018-8296.

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

CWE-843 - Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')

The program allocates or initializes a resource such as a pointer, object, or variable using one type, but it later accesses that resource using a type that is incompatible with the original type.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published