Rule Category


Alert Message

INDICATOR-SHELLCODE Microsoft Edge Chakra common type confusion placeholder value detected

Rule Explanation

This placeholder value is stored as a number but retrieved as a pointer and could potentially indicate an exploit was observed.

What To Look For

This rule will alert when a common place holder value used in Chakra exploits is observed.

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives


Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic: Execution

Technique: User Execution

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:

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Rule Vulnerability

Memory Corruption

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.

CVE Additional Information