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 Remote Desktop information disclosure attempt
Microsoft's Remote Desktop Protocol is vulnerable to an information disclosure issue. By sending a crafted packet to a vulnerable target an attacker is able to obtain information that they should not have access to.
What To Look For
This rule is alerts when an attempt is made to trigger an information disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft Remote Desktop.
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Technique: System Information Discovery
For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:
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.
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