FILE-OTHER -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a file type that does not require enough rule coverage to have its own category.
FILE-OTHER Microsoft Windows Common Log Files System driver privilege escalation attempt
This rule is looking for BLF files that trigger the vulnerability outlined in CVE-2020-17088.
What To Look For
This rule alerts on initial exploit traffic.
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Technique: Exploitation for Client Execution
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