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OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows NT MiOffsetToProtos NULL pointer dereference attempt
This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit a memory corruption in the Windows Kernel.
Attempted Administrator Privilege Gain
This rule checks for attempts to exploit a NULL pointer dereference in the Windows Kernel nt!MiOffsetToProtos function.
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2019-1343A denial of service vulnerability exists when Windows improperly handles objects in memory, aka 'Windows Denial of Service Vulnerability'. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2019-1346, CVE-2019-1347.
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