FILE-OTHER -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a file type that does not require enough rule coverage to have its own category.
FILE-OTHER Go binary dll-load exploit attempt
This event is generated when a download of ws2_32.dll is detected.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
Go binaries from before version 1.12.2 will run any arbitrary kernel32.dll, winmm.dll, and ws2_32.dll in the same directory path, possibly leading to malicious activity
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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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2019-9634Go through 1.12 on Windows misuses certain LoadLibrary functionality, leading to DLL injection.
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