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?)
OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows raw WriteAndX InData pointer adjustment attempt
This event is generated when an attempt to exploit an SMB connection using exploits seen in the APT3 Bemstour campaign.
Potential Remote Code Execution
This alert is triggered when SMB traffic that closely resembles an exploit observed in the APT3 Bemstour campaign. This rule is a generic rule used to detect suspicious activity in the SMB transactions that could indicate an exploit.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
This rule fires when an attempt to exploit a Windows SMB vulnerability is detected on the network.
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Initial Access
Technique: Exploit Public-Facing Application
For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:
Memory Corruption is any vulnerability that allows the modification of the content of memory locations in a way not intended by the developer. Memory corruption results are inconsistent; they could lead to fatal errors and system crashes or data leakage; some have no effect at all.
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