BROWSER-WEBKIT -- Snort has detected traffic known to exploit vulnerabilities present in the Webkit browser engine (aside from Chrome) this includes Appleâ€™s Safari, RIMâ€™s mobile browser, Nokia, KDE, Webkit itself, and Palm. Attacks often insert code via exploits, cause webkit renderings in the browser to crash, or otherwise create chaos or exploit for entrance.
BROWSER-WEBKIT Apple Safari WebKit memory corruption attempt
This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit CVE-2018-4386.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
A type confusion vulnerability exists in Apple Safari WebKit which if abused may lead to remote code execution in the context of the current user on a victim machine.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2018-4368A denial of service issue was addressed with improved validation. This issue affected versions prior to iOS 12.1, macOS Mojave 10.14.1, tvOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1.
||Ease of Access||LOW