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 Imaging API use after free attempt
This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit a use after free vulnerability in Microsoft Windows' Imaging API.
Attempted User Privilege Gain
This rule checks for attempts to exploit a use after free vulnerability in Microsoft Windows' Imaging API.
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-2019-1311A remote code execution vulnerability exists when the Windows Imaging API improperly handles objects in memory, aka 'Windows Imaging API Remote Code Execution Vulnerability'.
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