Intrusion Prevention

MS.Edge.Chakra.AsmJSByteCodeGenerator.EmitCall.Type.Confusion

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Type Confusion Vulnerability in Microsoft Edge.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted response. An attacker can exploit this by tricking a user into visiting a malicious web page and gain sensitive information within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Microsoft Edge

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from 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-2018-0780

CVE References

CVE-2018-0780