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Sid 1-45138

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer scripting engine memory corruption attempt

Summary

This event is generated when IE scripting engine experiences memory corruption.

Impact

Attempted User Privilege Gain

Detailed information

A Heap Overflow vulnerability has been found in jscript.dll. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can achieve Remote Code Execution in IE11.

Affected systems

  • Microsoft Windows

Ease of attack

medium

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Install vendor provided patch.

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-11890