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 11 Windows Media Player information disclosure attempt

Rule Explanation

Windows Media Player in Microsoft Windows 8.1; Windows Server 2012 R2; Windows RT 8.1; Windows 7 SP1; Windows 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows Server 2016; Windows Vista SP2; and Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted web site, aka "Windows Media Player Information Disclosure Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 3.1 CVSS impact score 1.4 CVSS exploitability score 1.6 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-2017-0042
Windows Media Player in Microsoft Windows 8.1; Windows Server 2012 R2; Windows RT 8.1; Windows 7 SP1; Windows 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows Server 2016; Windows Vista SP2; and Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted web site, aka "Windows Media Player Information Disclosure Vulnerability."
Details
Severity Base Score3.1
Impact Score1.4 Exploit Score1.6
Confidentiality ImpactLOW Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access