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 iframe sandbox file name information disclosure attempt

Rule Explanation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and 11 load different files for attempts to open a file:// URL depending on whether the file exists, which allows local users to enumerate files via vectors involving a file:// URL and an HTML5 sandbox iframe, aka "Internet Explorer Information Disclosure Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 2.5 CVSS impact score 1.4 CVSS exploitability score 1.0 confidentialityImpact LOW 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-2016-3321
Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and 11 load different files for attempts to open a file:// URL depending on whether the file exists, which allows local users to enumerate files via vectors involving a file:// URL and an HTML5 sandbox iframe, aka "Internet Explorer Information Disclosure Vulnerability."
Details
Severity Base Score2.5
Impact Score1.4 Exploit Score1.0
Confidentiality ImpactLOW Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access