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 JSPropertyNameEnumeration type confusion attempt
What To Look For
This rule alerts when an attempt to exploit CVE-2018-4416 is detected. CVE-2018-4416 is a type confusion vulnerability in Webkit-based browsers, such as Safari.
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Initial Access
Technique: Drive-by Compromise
For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:
Memory Corruption is any vulnerability that allows the modification of the content of memory locations in a way not intended by the developer. Memory corruption results are inconsistent; they could lead to fatal errors and system crashes or data leakage; some have no effect at all.
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