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 textTransform out-of-bounds memory access attempt

Rule Explanation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted web site, aka "Internet Explorer Information Disclosure Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 5.3 CVSS impact score 3.6 CVSS exploitability score 1.6 confidentialityImpact HIGH 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-2016-3261
Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted web site, aka "Internet Explorer Information Disclosure Vulnerability."
Details
Severity Base Score5.3
Impact Score3.6 Exploit Score1.6
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access