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Sid 1-45390

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft IE array type confusion attempt

Summary

This event is generated when Microsoft IE array type confusion attempt.

Impact

Attempted User Privilege Gain

CVE-2018-0762:

CVSS base score 7.5

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 1.6

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

CVE-2018-0762: Internet Explorer in Microsoft Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 and R2 SP1, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, and Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, and Windows Server 2016 allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user, due to how the scripting engine handles objects in memory, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-0758, CVE-2018-0768, CVE-2018-0769, CVE-2018-0770, CVE-2018-0772, CVE-2018-0773, CVE-2018-0774, CVE-2018-0775, CVE-2018-0776, CVE-2018-0777, CVE-2018-0778, and CVE-2018-0781.

Affected systems

  • microsoft edge -
  • microsoft internet_explorer 9
  • microsoft internet_explorer 10
  • microsoft internet_explorer 11

Ease of attack

CVE-2018-0762:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

False negatives

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0762