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 SetProcessDeviceMap arbitrary file read attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when an attempt is made to bypass file reading restrictions on Windows. Impact: Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

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-2018-0877
The Desktop Bridge Virtual File System (VFS) in Windows 10 1607, 1703, and 1709, Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server, version 1709 allows an elevation of privilege vulnerability due to how file paths are managed, aka "Windows Desktop Bridge VFS Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability".
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