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 malicious LNK file download attempt
This rule detects the attempted download of a malicious LNK file used to exploit CVE-2020-0729 by looking for specific data contained within the file.
What To Look For
This rule detects the attempted download of a malicious LNK file used to exploit CVE-2020-0729.
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Initial Access
Technique: Spearphishing Attachment
For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:
Memory Corruption is any vulnerability that allows the modification of the content of memory locations in a way not intended by the developer. Memory corruption results are inconsistent; they could lead to fatal errors and system crashes or data leakage; some have no effect at all.
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