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 Edge webnote exit event css arbitrary file read attempt

Rule Explanation

Microsoft Edge allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy via unspecified vectors, aka "Microsoft Edge Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-0158. Impact: CVSS base score 6.5 CVSS impact score 3.6 CVSS exploitability score 2.8 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH 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-2016-0161
Microsoft Edge allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy via unspecified vectors, aka "Microsoft Edge Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-0158.
Details
Severity Base Score6.5
Impact Score3.6 Exploit Score2.8
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access