Rule Category


Alert Message

POLICY-OTHER Auerswald COMpact privilege escalation attempt

Rule Explanation

This rule looks for an HTTP request to a certain endpoint with the 'passwd' variable set to 1.

What To Look For

This rule alerts on an attempt to gather plain text credentials of a user on an Auerswald COMpact device.

Known Usage

Public information/Proof of Concept available

False Positives

No known false positives


Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

Rule Groups

Rule Categories::Policy::Other

MITRE::ATT&CK Framework::Enterprise::Privilege Escalation::Exploitation for Privilege Escalation



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Rule Vulnerability

No information provided

CVE Additional Information

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