Rule Category

FILE-EXECUTABLE -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilites that are found in or delivered through executable files, regardless of platform. In those instances, Snort is able to correct traffic that has been altered.

Alert Message

FILE-EXECUTABLE Windows Microsoft Remote Desktop Services remote code execution attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when an attempt to exploit a vulnerability in Microsoft RDP services has been detected Impact: High Details: Ease of Attack: Simple

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic:

Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Additional Links

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2019-0788
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Windows Remote Desktop Client when a user connects to a malicious server, aka 'Remote Desktop Client Remote Code Execution Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2019-0787, CVE-2019-1290, CVE-2019-1291.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score9.3
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access VectorNETWORK
AuthenticationNONE Ease of AccessMEDIUM