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 kernel driver escalation of privilege attempt
This rule searches for specific opcodes within the malicious binary.
What To Look For
This rule fires against Windows executables designed to exploit CVE-2020-0941.
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Privilege Escalation
Technique: File System Permissions Weakness
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