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 PDEV escalation of privilege attempt
This rule detects Use After Free attempts that lead to an Escalation of Privilege vulnerability in the Win32k kernel driver.
This rule alerts on initial exploit traffic.
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.