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.
OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows cng.sys memory leak kernel ASLR bypass attempt
The kernel in Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT Gold and 8.1 does not properly validate an unspecified address, which allows local users to bypass the KASLR protection mechanism, and consequently discover the cng.sys base address, via a crafted application, aka "Windows Kernel Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 1.9 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 3.4 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE Details: Ease of Attack:
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