Rule Category

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.

Alert Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft Windows GDI elevation of privilege attempt

Rule Explanation

This rule wil alert when an attacker is attempting to exploit CVE-2023-29358 in an effort to exploit an elevation of privilege vulnerability in Windows by using a malicious kernel driver

What To Look For

This rule fires on files that attempt to exploit an elevation of privilege vulnerability in a Microsoft Windows kernel driver.

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives


Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

Rule Groups

No rule groups


Additional Links

Rule Vulnerability

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.

CVE Additional Information

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