Rule Category

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.

Alert Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer use-after-free attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when a specially crafted HTML document that is designed to exploit CVE-2019-0862 is detected. Impact: Use-after-free exploit attempt potentially resulting in arbitrary code execution of the attacker's choosing. 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-2019-0862
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the scripting engine handles objects in memory in Internet Explorer, aka 'Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2019-0739, CVE-2019-0752, CVE-2019-0753.
Details
Severity Base Score7.5
Impact Score5.9 Exploit Score1.6
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactHIGH Attack VectorNETWORK
ScopeUNCHANGED User InteractionREQUIRED
Authentication Ease of AccessHIGH
Privileges RequiredNONE