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 loadXML parseError.errorCode information disclosure attempt

Rule Explanation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11 and the Internet Messaging API in Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 SP1 allow remote attackers to determine the existence of arbitrary files 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-2016-3298
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11 and the Internet Messaging API in Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 SP1 allow remote attackers to determine the existence of arbitrary files 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
CVE-2017-0022
Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) in Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607; Windows 7 SP1; Windows 8.1; Windows RT 8.1; Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1; Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2; Windows Server 2016; and Windows Vista SP2 improperly handles objects in memory, allowing attackers to test for files on disk via a crafted web site, aka "Microsoft XML Information Disclosure Vulnerability."
Details
Severity Base Score4.3
Impact Score1.4 Exploit Score2.8
Confidentiality ImpactLOW Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access