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 NtSetInformationFile hard link sandbox bypass attempt
The kernel in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT Gold and 8.1, and Windows 10 Gold and 1511 allows local users to bypass intended filesystem permissions by leveraging Low Integrity access, aka "Windows Kernel Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 3.6 CVSS impact score 4.9 CVSS exploitability score 3.9 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL Details: Ease of Attack:
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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].
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