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 Edge scripting engine memory corruption vulnerability attempt

Rule Explanation

This alert occurs when an attacker attempts to exploit CVE-2019-1140. Impact: Attempted User Privilege Gain Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

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-2019-1140
A 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 CVE ID is unique from CVE-2019-1131, CVE-2019-1139, CVE-2019-1141, CVE-2019-1195, CVE-2019-1196, CVE-2019-1197.
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