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.
Published 2018-07-11 00:29:02
Updated 2020-08-24 17:37:01
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

CVE-2018-8298 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
ChakraCore Scripting Engine Type Confusion Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
The ChakraCore scripting engine contains a type confusion vulnerability which can allow for remote code execution.
Added on 2022-03-03 Action due date 2022-03-17

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-8298

68.49%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 98 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-8298

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.6
HIGH AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
4.9
10.0
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.6
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-8298

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Products affected by CVE-2018-8298

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