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 Data URI same origin policy bypass attempt

Rule Explanation

The RegEx class in the XSS filter in Microsoft Edge allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks and obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors, aka "Microsoft Edge Information Disclosure Vulnerability." This vulnerability is different from those described in CVE-2017-0009, CVE-2017-0011, CVE-2017-0065, and CVE-2017-0068. Impact: CVSS base score 6.1 CVSS impact score 2.7 CVSS exploitability score 2.8 confidentialityImpact LOW integrityImpact LOW availabilityImpact LOW Details: Ease of Attack:

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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].

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