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 sandbox escape attempt

Rule Explanation

The broker EditWith feature in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 through 11 allows remote attackers to bypass the AppContainer protection mechanism and gain privileges via a DelegateExecute launch of an arbitrary application, as demonstrated by a transition from Low Integrity to Medium Integrity, aka "Internet Explorer Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 6.8 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL 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-2015-6047
The broker EditWith feature in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 through 11 allows remote attackers to bypass the AppContainer protection mechanism and gain privileges via a DelegateExecute launch of an arbitrary application, as demonstrated by a transition from Low Integrity to Medium Integrity, aka "Internet Explorer Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score6.8
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access