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OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows Print Spooler privilege escalation attempt
This rule looks for executable code that attempts to exploit the vulnerablity.
What To Look For
This rule alerts when an executable that is designed to exploit a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Windows Print Spooler service is detected.
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Privilege Escalation
Technique: Print Processors
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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