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. (such as?)
OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows DWM Core privilege escalation attempt
This rule detects the attempted download of a file used to exploit a privilege escalation vulnerability in vulnerable versions of Microsoft Windows DWM Core by looking for specific data used in the exploit.
What To Look For
This rule detects the attempted download of a file used to exploit a privilege escalation vulnerability in vulnerable versions of Microsoft Windows DWM Core.
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No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Privilege Escalation
Technique: Exploitation for Privilege Escalation
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.
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