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 DNS Server out of bounds read attempt
This rule detects an out of bounds read attempt against vulnerable versions of Microsoft Windows DNS Server by looking for malformed DNS packets that supply a text size that is greater than the length of the text update.
What To Look For
This rule detects an out of bounds read attempt against vulnerable versions of Microsoft Windows DNS Server.
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Initial Access
Technique: Exploit Public-Facing Application
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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