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 SMBv1 remote code execution attempt

Rule Explanation

CVE-2020-1301 is a vulnerability that is exploitable over SMBv1 and affected Windows 7, 8, and 10 (if SMBv1 is enabled).

What To Look For

This rule will fire when an attempt to exploit CVE-2020-1301 over SMBv1 is detected.

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives


Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic: Lateral Movement

Technique: Remote Services

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:

Additional Links

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CVE Additional Information