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 win32k.sys remote code execution attempt
The Windows Kernel is susceptible to vulnerable privilege escalation when an attacker attempts to call a device driver context using invalid parameters.
What To Look For
This rule is triggered when an attempt to perform a local privilege escalation against the Windows Kernel is seen.
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group