Intrusion Prevention

MS.Edge.Chakra.Render.Object.Handling.Use.After.Free

Description

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 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

Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 for 32-bit systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1 for x64-based systems
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows RT 8.1
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows Server 2012 R2
Internet Explorer 11 on Windows Server 2016
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1511 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1511 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1703 for 32-bit Systems
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 Version 1703 for x64-based Systems

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-0228

CVE References

CVE-2017-0228