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Sid 1-45162

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge memory corruption attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an attempt to cause a memory corruption in Microsoft Edge is detected.

Impact

Attempted User Privilege Gain

Detailed information

A type confusion vulnerability has been found in Microsoft Edge. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to Remote Code Execution. This rule is intended to detect this specific threat.

Affected systems

  • Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge web browser

Ease of attack

Medium

False positives

N/A

False negatives

N/A

Corrective action

Install the fix for the affected systems

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-11893