Adding execution privileges

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-04
Category
Analytics Alert Reference
Order
Alert name

Synopsis

Activation Period

14 Days

Training Period

30 Days

Test Period

N/A (single event)

Deduplication Period

1 Day

Required Data

  • Requires:
    • XDR Agent

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Execution (TA0002)

ATT&CK Technique

Command and Scripting Interpreter: Unix Shell (T1059.004)

Severity

Informational

Description

Using chmod to add execution privileges to a script before running it.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may use the chmod commands for scripts or binary execution.

Investigative actions

  • Verify that this isn't IT activity.
  • Look for other hosts executing similar commands.

Variations

Adding execution privileges in a Kubernetes pod

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Execution (TA0002)

ATT&CK Technique

Command and Scripting Interpreter: Unix Shell (T1059.004)

Severity

Informational

Description

Using chmod to add execution privileges to a script before running it.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may use the chmod commands for scripts or binary execution.

Investigative actions

  • Verify that this isn't IT activity.
  • Look for other hosts executing similar commands.