Rule Category

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?)

Alert Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows Graphics Component privilege escalation attempt

Rule Explanation

This rule looks for instructions that indicate an attempt to exploit this vulnerability.

What To Look For

This rule will alert if a specifically crafted executable designed to exploit CVE-2020-1004 is detected. This could indicate a privilege escalation attack is being attempted against a Windows 10 host.

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic: Privilege Escalation

Technique: Exploitation for Privilege Escalation

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

Additional Links

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