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 HTTP protocol stack remote code execution attempt
This rule looks for HTTP traffic that contains two Accept-Encoding header fields.
What To Look For
This rule looks for initial exploit traffic.
No public information
No known false positives
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MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Technique: Endpoint Denial of Service
For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:
Denial of Service
Denial of Service attacks aim to make a server or program unresponsive for users. These attacks may be volume-based, to overwhelm the system, or they may use certain logical flaws in the software to cut the service off from the users. The attack may come from one or multiple sources. These attacks do not usually lead to a remote code execution. Volume based attacks are best handled using a firewall application.
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