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.
OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows Kernel privilege escalation attempt
The rule is looking for an exploit traffic that attempts to take advantage of a privilege escalation vulnerability in Microsoft Windows Kernel.
This rule alerts on exploit traffic that attempts to attack a Microsoft Windows system
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
No rule groups
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.