Rule Category

SERVER-OTHER -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in a server in the network.

Alert Message

SERVER-OTHER Active Directory LDAP addRequest crafted dnsRecord information leak attempt

Rule Explanation

This rule looks for evidence of a crafted dns record.

What To Look For

This rule fires upon LDAP requests to add a crafted dns record which may be used to exploit an information disclosure vulnerability in Active Directory.

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives


Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic: Collection

Technique: Data from Local System

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:

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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