Rule Category

FILE-OFFICE -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in files belonging to the Microsoft Office suite of software (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Access, Outlook, etc.).

Alert Message

FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office rapi.dll dll-load exploit attempt

Rule Explanation

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Windows Media Device Manager in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 SP1 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains a .rtf file, aka "DLL Planting Remote Code Execution Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 6.9 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 3.4 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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For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2015-2369
Untrusted search path vulnerability in Windows Media Device Manager in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 SP1 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains a .rtf file, aka "DLL Planting Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score6.9
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score3.4
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access