BROWSER-CHROME -- Snort has detected suspicious traffic known to exploit vulnerabilities present in the Chrome browser. These rules are separate from the "browser-webkit" category; while it uses the Webkit rendering engine, there's a lot of other features to create a secondary Chrome category.
BROWSER-CHROME Google Chrome V8 __defineGetter__ memory corruption attempt
This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit a memory corruption vulnerability in Google Chrome's V8 engine.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
Rule checks for attempts to exploit a memory corruption vulnerability in Google Chrome's V8 engine.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2014-1705Google V8, as used in Google Chrome before 33.0.1750.152 on OS X and Linux and before 33.0.1750.154 on Windows, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.
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