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 ClickOnce information disclosure attempt

Rule Explanation

The XML DTD parser in Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2, 3.5, 3.5.1, 4, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, and 4.6 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via an external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue, aka ".NET Information Disclosure Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 4.3 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE 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-2015-6096
The XML DTD parser in Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 SP2, 3.5, 3.5.1, 4, 4.5, 4.5.1, 4.5.2, and 4.6 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via an external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue, aka ".NET Information Disclosure Vulnerability."
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score4.3
Impact Score2.9 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access