OS-WINDOWS -- Snort has detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a Windows-based operating system. This does not include browser traffic or other software on the OS, but attacks against the OS itself. (such as?)
OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows ASP.NET information disclosure attempt
Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 SP1, 2.0 SP1 and SP2, 3.5, 3.5 SP1, 3.5.1, and 4.0, as used for ASP.NET in Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS), provides detailed error codes during decryption attempts, which allows remote attackers to decrypt and modify encrypted View State (aka __VIEWSTATE) form data, and possibly forge cookies or read application files, via a padding oracle attack, aka "ASP.NET Padding Oracle Vulnerability."
CVSS base score 5.0
CVSS impact score 2.9
CVSS exploitability score 10.0
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What To Look For
This rule is triggered when an attempt is made to obtain data from a Microsoft IIS system via error codes.
No public information
No known false positives
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