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 and Server malformed header denial of service attempt
This event is generated when a Microsoft Windows and Server malformed header denial of service attempt is detected.
Attempted Denial of Service
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-2009-3676The SMB client in the kernel in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 allows remote SMB servers and man-in-the-middle attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and system hang) via a (1) SMBv1 or (2) SMBv2 response packet that contains (a) an incorrect length value in a NetBIOS header or (b) an additional length field at the end of this response packet, aka "SMB Client Incomplete Response Vulnerability."
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