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 Chakra Scripting Engine localeCompare type confusion attempt
This event is generated when a crafted HTML page designed to exploit Microsoft Edge traverses the network.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
A Type Confusion vulnerability has been found in Edge. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can achieve Remote Code Execution.
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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-2018-8355A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way the scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft browsers, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability." This affects ChakraCore, Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8353, CVE-2018-8359, CVE-2018-8371, CVE-2018-8372, CVE-2018-8373, CVE-2018-8385, CVE-2018-8389, CVE-2018-8390.
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