SERVER-WEBAPP -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in web based applications on servers.
SERVER-WEBAPP /etc/motd file access attempt
This event is generated when someone attempts to access the /etc/motd file.
Attempted Information Leak
Rule checks for an attempt to retrieve the /etc/motd file.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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