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OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows 10 elevation of privilege attempt
This rule looks for an specific pattern of instructions that cause an elevation of privileges in Windows 10 related to the CVE-2022-21908.
What To Look For
This rule will alert when there's any attempt to exploit CVE-2022-21908
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Privilege Escalation
Technique: DLL Side-Loading
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
CVE-2022-21908Windows Installer Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability.
||Ease of Access||LOW