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 CreateDIBitmap privilege escalation attempt

Rule Explanation

The behavior that this rule is looking for is related to an attempt to memory corrupt Microsoft Windows that leads to escalation of privilege.

What To Look For

This rule will alert when an attacker attempts to exploit a privilege escalation vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.

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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CVE Additional Information