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 type confusion memory corruption attempt
This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit CVE-2018-8391.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
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-2018-8391A 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 ChakraCore. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8354, CVE-2018-8456, CVE-2018-8457, CVE-2018-8459.
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