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Microsoft Edge DOMArrayBuffer Use-After-Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability [CVE-2024-2886]

CVE number = CVE-2024-2886

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Microsoft Edge.

User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the DOMArrayBuffer class in the Chromium Blink rendering engine.

By performing actions in JavaScript, an attacker can cause a pointer to be reused after it has been freed.

An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process at low integrity.

Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability.

Discovered by Seunghyun Lee (@0x10n) of KAIST Hacking Lab.

More details can be found at:

Jason Davies

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