Intrusion Prevention

MS.Edge.Scripting.Smart.Pointer.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Heap Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Edge.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted html file. 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.

Affected Products

Microsoft Edge

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS17-007

CVE References

CVE-2017-0034