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Sid 1-46229

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer JavaScript memory corruption attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an attempt to exploit CVE-2018-1001.

Impact

Attempted User Privilege Gain

CVE-2018-1001:

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

Affects Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2018-1001: A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the scripting engine handles objects in memory in Internet Explorer, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability." This affects Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 11, Internet Explorer 10. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-0988, CVE-2018-0996.

Affected systems

  • microsoft internet_explorer 9
  • microsoft internet_explorer 10
  • microsoft internet_explorer 11

Ease of attack

CVE-2018-1001:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

False negatives

Corrective action

Apply patches to the affected system. Investigate host for possible compromise.

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-1001