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Sid 1-47504

Message

FILE-EXECUTABLE Microsoft Windows Win32k privilege escalation attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an executable is detected that exploits the vulnerability outlined in CVE-2018-8404.

Impact

Privilege Escalation

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • Windows

Ease of attack

False positives

False negatives

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Cisco's Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2018-8404