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 WalletService SetGroup privilege escalation attempt
CVE-2020-1362 is a privilege escalation vulnerability in Wallet::WalletCustomProperty::SetGroup functionality. This allows for write-what-where in memory ranges a user can not normally access.
What To Look For
This rule is triggered when a binary file containing indicators of a privilege escalation using CVE-2020-1362 is observed.
Public information/Proof of Concept available
No known false positives
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:
Escalation of Privilege
An Escalation of Privilege (EOP) attack is any attack method that results in a user or application gaining permissions to access resources they normally would not have access to.
CVE Additional Information