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 ChakraCore scripting engine memory corruption attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when traffic that exploits CVE-2017-11799 is detected. Impact: Medium Details: Vulnerability in Microsoft ChakraCore's scripting engine leads to memory corruption. 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-2017-11799
ChakraCore and Microsoft Edge in Microsoft Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and Windows Server 2016 allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user, due to how the scripting engine handles objects in memory, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability". This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2017-11792, CVE-2017-11793, CVE-2017-11796, CVE-2017-11797, CVE-2017-11798, CVE-2017-11800, CVE-2017-11801, CVE-2017-11802, CVE-2017-11804, CVE-2017-11805, CVE-2017-11806, CVE-2017-11807, CVE-2017-11808, CVE-2017-11809, CVE-2017-11810, CVE-2017-11811, CVE-2017-11812, and CVE-2017-11821.
Details
Severity Base Score7.5
Impact Score5.9 Exploit Score1.6
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactHIGH Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access