Rule Category

FILE-OTHER -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a file type that does not require enough rule coverage to have its own category.

Alert Message

FILE-OTHER Microsoft Windows CLFS driver privilege escalation attempt

Rule Explanation

This rule looks for a maliciously crafted log file when loaded into the Windows common log file system drive and causes an escalation of privilege in the system, allowing an attacker to execute code with high privileges

What To Look For

This rule will alert when there's an attempt to exploit CVE-2022-24521

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic: Execution

Technique: User Execution

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

Additional Links

Rule Vulnerability

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