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 kernel information disclosure attempt

Rule Explanation

This rule will alert when an attempt to exploit CVE-2020-1578 has been detected

What To Look For

This rule will alert when an attempt to exploit CVE-2020-1578 has been detected

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic: Execution

Technique: Rundll32

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

Additional Links

Rule Vulnerability

Information Leak

Information Leakage happens when an attacker manipulates a system into revealing sensitive information, either through malformed input or by taking advantage of another feature of the system.

CVE Additional Information