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 CSRS subsytem elevation of privilege attempt
This is triggered when a malicious executable is downloaded. This file may be attempting to exploit the CSRS subsystem in Windows. This can cause privilege escalation.
What To Look For
This is triggered when a malicious executable is downloaded. This file may be attempting to exploit the CSRS subsystem in Windows.
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Privilege Escalation
Technique: DLL Search Order Hijacking
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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