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Sid 1-46243

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer embedSWF use after free exploit attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit a use-after-free vulnerability present in Internet Explorer.

Impact

Attempted User Privilege Gain

Detailed information

Rule checks for an attempt to exploit a use-after-free vulnerability in Internet Explorer.

Affected systems

Ease of attack

Hard

False positives

Not known

False negatives

Not known

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-0870