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 Windows Win32k elevation of privilege attempt
This rule detects elevation of privilege attempts, via a use-after-free vulnerability, against vulnerable versions of Win32k kernal 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.