Rule Category

SERVER-OTHER -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in a server in the network.

Alert Message

SERVER-OTHER Microsoft LDAP MaxBuffSize buffer overflow attempt

Rule Explanation

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when LDAP request buffer lengths are improperly calculated. In a remote attack scenario, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability by running a specially crafted application to send malicious traffic to a Domain Controller, aka "LDAP Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 8.1 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 2.2 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH 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

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2017-0166
An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Windows when LDAP request buffer lengths are improperly calculated. In a remote attack scenario, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability by running a specially crafted application to send malicious traffic to a Domain Controller, aka "LDAP Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
Details
Severity Base Score8.1
Impact Score5.9 Exploit Score2.2
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactHIGH Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access