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Sid 1-50670

Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows Win32k null pointer dereference attempt

Summary

This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit a memory corruption vulnerability in the Windows Kernel.

Impact

Attempted Administrator Privilege Gain

Detailed information

This rule fires on attempts to exploit a null dereference vulnerability in Microsoft Windows' win32k.sys driver.

Affected systems

Ease of attack

False positives

Not known

False negatives

Not known

Corrective action

Contributors

  • Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

Additional References

  • CVE-2019-1132
  • portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2019-1132