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 LSASS GSS-API DER decoding null pointer dereference attempt

Rule Explanation

Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607, and Windows Server 2016 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a crafted request, aka "Local Security Authority Subsystem Service Denial of Service Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 6.5 CVSS impact score 3.6 CVSS exploitability score 2.8 confidentialityImpact NONE 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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For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Additional Links

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2016-7237
Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, and 1607, and Windows Server 2016 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (system hang) via a crafted request, aka "Local Security Authority Subsystem Service Denial of Service Vulnerability."
Details
Severity Base Score6.5
Impact Score3.6 Exploit Score2.8
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactHIGH Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access
CVE-2017-0004
The Local Security Authority Subsystem Service (LSASS) in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, and Windows 7 SP1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (reboot) via a crafted authentication request, aka "Local Security Authority Subsystem Service Denial of Service Vulnerability."
Details
Severity Base Score7.5
Impact Score3.6 Exploit Score3.9
Confidentiality ImpactNONE Integrity ImpactNONE
Availability ImpactHIGH Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access