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.
BROWSER-IE Microsoft Edge event handling use-after-free attempt
This event is generated when an exploit HTML file is found traversing the network.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
A User after free vulnerability has been found in Edge regarding event handling and variable manipulation.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2018-8274A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Microsoft Edge improperly accesses objects in memory, aka "Microsoft Edge Memory Corruption Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Edge. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8125, CVE-2018-8262, CVE-2018-8275, CVE-2018-8279, CVE-2018-8301.
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