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 wininet peerdistsvc.dll dll-load exploit attempt

Rule Explanation

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7, when BranchCache is supported, allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains an EML file, an RSS file, or a WPOST file, aka "BranchCache Insecure Library Loading 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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For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2010-3966
Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7, when BranchCache is supported, allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains an EML file, an RSS file, or a WPOST file, aka "BranchCache Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability."
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score9.3
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access