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 VBScript engine RegExp information disclosure attempt

Rule Explanation

VBScript.dll in the Microsoft VBScript 5.6 through 5.8 engine, as used in Internet Explorer 8 through 11 and other products, allows remote attackers to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted web site, aka "VBScript ASLR Bypass." Impact: CVSS base score 4.3 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL 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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Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2015-1684
VBScript.dll in the Microsoft VBScript 5.6 through 5.8 engine, as used in Internet Explorer 8 through 11 and other products, allows remote attackers to bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted web site, aka "VBScript ASLR Bypass."
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score4.3
Impact Score2.9 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access