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 empty RDP cookie negotiation attempt

Rule Explanation

A buffer overflow in Smart Card authentication code in gpkcsp.dll in Microsoft Windows XP through SP3 and Server 2003 through SP2 allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target computer, provided that the computer is joined in a Windows domain and has Remote Desktop Protocol connectivity (or Terminal Services) enabled. 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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Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Additional Links

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2017-0176
A buffer overflow in Smart Card authentication code in gpkcsp.dll in Microsoft Windows XP through SP3 and Server 2003 through SP2 allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target computer, provided that the computer is joined in a Windows domain and has Remote Desktop Protocol connectivity (or Terminal Services) enabled.
Details
Severity Base Score8.1
Impact Score5.9 Exploit Score2.2
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactHIGH Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access
CVE-2017-9073
** REJECT ** DO NOT USE THIS CANDIDATE NUMBER. ConsultIDs: CVE-2017-0176. Reason: This candidate is a reservation duplicate of CVE-2017-0176. Notes: All CVE users should reference CVE-2017-0176 instead of this candidate. All references and descriptions in this candidate have been removed to prevent accidental usage.
Details
Severity Base Score
Impact Score Exploit Score
Confidentiality Impact Integrity Impact
Availability Impact Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access