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Web Attack: Microsoft VBScript Engine RCE CVE-2018-8174

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects attempts to exploit an remote code execution vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Additional Information

Microsoft Internet Explorer is prone to an unspecified arbitrary code-execution vulnerability. Specifically, this issue occurs because the VBScript engine improperly accesses objects in memory. Successfully exploited the vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user.

Attackers can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in the context of the affected application.

Affected

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
  • + Microsoft Windows 7
  • + Microsoft Windows 7
  • + Microsoft Windows 7
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - Sp1 X64
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - Sp1 X64
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - Sp1 X64
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - Sp1 X32
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - Sp1 X32
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - Sp1 X32
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition 0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
  • + Microsoft Windows 7
  • + Microsoft Windows 7
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - Sp1 X64
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - Sp1 X64
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - Sp1 X32
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium - Sp1 X32
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Sp2 X64
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Sp2 X64
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Sp1 X64
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Sp1 X64
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition X64
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition X64
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition - Sp2 Web
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition - Sp2 Web
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Business SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Business SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Business SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Business SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64-bit edition 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit edition 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition Sp2 X64
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition Sp2 X64
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit edition 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit edition 0
  • + Microsoft Windows XP 0
  • + Microsoft Windows XP 0
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Embedded SP3
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Embedded SP3
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Embedded SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Embedded SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Embedded SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Embedded SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Embedded
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Embedded
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Home SP3
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Home SP3
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Home SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Home SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Home SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Home
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Home
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP3
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP3
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
  • + Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1607 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1703 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1703 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1703 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1703 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1703 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1703 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1709 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1709 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1709 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 version 1709 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1803 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1803 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 8.1 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 8.1 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Rt 8.1 -
  • + Microsoft Windows Rt 8.1 -
  • + Microsoft Windows Rt 8.1 -
  • + Microsoft Windows Rt 8.1 -
  • + Microsoft Windows Rt 8.1 -
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems SP2
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 7 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 8 for 32-bit Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 8 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows 8 for x64-based Systems 0
  • + Microsoft Windows RT 0
  • + Microsoft Windows RT 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems SP1
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2012 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2012 0
  • + Microsoft Windows Server 2012 0
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