Rule Category

BROWSER-IE -- Snort has detected traffic known to exploit vulnerabilities present in the Internet Explorer browser, or products that have the Trident or Tasman engines.

Alert Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer cross-domain navigation cookie stealing attempt

Rule Explanation

Race condition in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 SP1; 6 and 7 for Windows XP SP2 and SP3; 6 and 7 for Server 2003 SP2; 7 for Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2; and 7 for Server 2008 SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or perform other actions upon a page transition, with the permissions of the old page and the content of the new page, as demonstrated by setInterval functions that set location.href within a try/catch expression, aka the "bait & switch vulnerability" or "Race Condition Cross-Domain Information Disclosure Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 7.1 CVSS impact score 6.9 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2007-3091
Race condition in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 SP1; 6 and 7 for Windows XP SP2 and SP3; 6 and 7 for Server 2003 SP2; 7 for Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2; and 7 for Server 2008 SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or perform other actions upon a page transition, with the permissions of the old page and the content of the new page, as demonstrated by setInterval functions that set location.href within a try/catch expression, aka the "bait & switch vulnerability" or "Race Condition Cross-Domain Information Disclosure Vulnerability."
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score7.1
Impact Score6.9 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access