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 Internet Explorer Chakra engine memory corruption attempt
This event is generated when an attempt to generate a memory corruption in Internet Explorer has been detected
Attempted User Privilege Gain
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2018-8624A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the Chakra scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft Edge, aka "Chakra Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability." This affects Microsoft Edge, ChakraCore. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2018-8583, CVE-2018-8617, CVE-2018-8618, CVE-2018-8629.
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