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OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows use after free win32kbase.sys privilege escalation attempt
This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit a user after free vulnerability present in the win32kbase.sys driver.
Attempted Administrative Privilege Gain
Rule checks for an attempt to exploit a user after free vulnerability present in the win32kbase.sys driver.
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What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2018-0756The Windows kernel in Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703 and 1709, Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server, version 1709 allows an elevation of privilege vulnerability due to the way objects are handled in memory, aka "Windows Kernel Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability". This CVE is unique from CVE-2018-0742, CVE-2018-0809, CVE-2018-0820 and CVE-2018-0843.
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