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 textarea type confusion attempt

Rule Explanation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11 allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted web site, aka "Internet Explorer Information Disclosure Vulnerability." This vulnerability is different from those described in CVE-2017-0008 and CVE-2017-0009. Impact: CVSS base score 4.3 CVSS impact score 1.4 CVSS exploitability score 2.8 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

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2017-0059
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 through 11 allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted web site, aka "Internet Explorer Information Disclosure Vulnerability." This vulnerability is different from those described in CVE-2017-0008 and CVE-2017-0009.
Details
Severity Base Score4.3
Impact Score1.4 Exploit Score2.8
Confidentiality ImpactLOW Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access
CVE-2017-8652
Microsoft Edge in Microsoft Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows an attacker to disclose information due to the way that Microsoft Edge handles objects in memory, aka "Microsoft Edge Information Disclosure Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-8644 and CVE-2017-8662.
Details
Severity Base Score6.5
Impact Score3.6 Exploit Score2.8
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access