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.
BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer BSTR use after free attempt
This event is generated when a use after free attempt is detected in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2014-2804Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 through 11 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted web site, aka "Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-2789, CVE-2014-2795, and CVE-2014-2798.
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