Rule Category

OS-WINDOWS -- Snort has detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a Windows-based operating system. This does not include browser traffic or other software on the OS, but attacks against the OS itself. (such as?)

Alert Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows Edge DACL privilege escalation attempt

Rule Explanation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and 11 and Microsoft Edge do not properly restrict access to private namespaces, which allows remote attackers to gain privileges via unspecified vectors, aka "Microsoft Browser Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-3387. Impact: CVSS base score 5.3 CVSS impact score 3.6 CVSS exploitability score 1.6 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-2016-3388
Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and 11 and Microsoft Edge do not properly restrict access to private namespaces, which allows remote attackers to gain privileges via unspecified vectors, aka "Microsoft Browser Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-3387.
Details
Severity Base Score5.3
Impact Score3.6 Exploit Score1.6
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access