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.
BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer center element dynamic manipulation attempt
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 does not properly handle objects in memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by accessing a deleted object, aka "Center Element Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."
CVSS base score 9.3
CVSS impact score 10.0
CVSS exploitability score 8.6
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
This rule alerts on a certain structure of JS and HTML that, when combined, will cause a memory corruption in IE.
No public information
No known false positives
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MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Initial Access
Technique: Drive-by Compromise
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2012-1523Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 does not properly handle objects in memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by accessing a deleted object, aka "Center Element Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."
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