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 invalid Shift_JIS character xss attempt

Rule Explanation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 9 does not properly perform auto-selection of the Shift JIS encoding, which allows remote attackers to read content from a different (1) domain or (2) zone via a crafted web site that triggers cross-domain scrolling events, aka "Shift JIS Character Encoding Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 4.3 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL 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

Additional Links

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2013-0015
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 9 does not properly perform auto-selection of the Shift JIS encoding, which allows remote attackers to read content from a different (1) domain or (2) zone via a crafted web site that triggers cross-domain scrolling events, aka "Shift JIS Character Encoding Vulnerability."
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score4.3
Impact Score2.9 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access