Rule Category

BROWSER-IE -- Snort has detected traffic known to exploit vulnerabilities present in the Internet Explorer browser, or products that have the Trident or Tasman engines.

Alert Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge TryArraySplice memory corruption attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when an attempt to exploit a Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine vulnerability is detected. Impact: An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user on the affected system. Details: This rule specifically detects JavaScript that is typically used to exploit this vulnerability. Ease of Attack: Medium

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic:

Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Additional Links

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2018-8275
A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Microsoft Edge improperly accesses objects in memory, aka "Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Edge, ChakraCore. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8125, CVE-2018-8262, CVE-2018-8274, CVE-2018-8279, CVE-2018-8301.
Details
Severity Base Score7.5
Impact Score5.9 Exploit Score1.6
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactHIGH Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access