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 empty prototype use-after-free attempt
This event is generated when a crafted web page designed to exploit Microsoft Edge traverses the network.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
A type confusion vulnerability is found in Edge. This vulnerability can be exploited to achieve remote code execution.
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-2018-8459A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the ChakraCore scripting engine handles objects in memory, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Edge, ChakraCore. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8354, CVE-2018-8391, CVE-2018-8456, CVE-2018-8457.
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