Rule Category

BROWSER-FIREFOX -- Snort has detected traffic known to exploit vulnerabilities present in the Firefox browser, or products that have the "Gecko" engine (Thunderbird email client, etc.).

Alert Message

BROWSER-FIREFOX Mozilla Firefox method array.prototype.push remote code execution attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when attacker attempts to exploit a information lead in Mozilla Firefox Impact: Remote code execution Details: Ease of Attack: simple

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic:

Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Additional Links

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2018-12387
A vulnerability where the JavaScript JIT compiler inlines Array.prototype.push with multiple arguments that results in the stack pointer being off by 8 bytes after a bailout. This leaks a memory address to the calling function which can be used as part of an exploit inside the sandboxed content process. This vulnerability affects Firefox ESR < 60.2.2 and Firefox < 62.0.3.
Details
Severity Base Score9.1
Impact Score5.2 Exploit Score3.9
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactHIGH Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access