Rule Category

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?)

Alert Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows Embedded Package Object packager.exe file load exploit attempt

Rule Explanation

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Windows Object Packager configuration in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP2 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse executable file in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains a file with an embedded packaged object, aka "Object Packager Insecure Executable Launching Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 9.3 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2012-0009
Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Windows Object Packager configuration in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP2 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse executable file in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains a file with an embedded packaged object, aka "Object Packager Insecure Executable Launching Vulnerability."
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score9.3
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access