Command execution via wmiexec

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-18
Category
Analytics Alert Reference
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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

Windows Management Instrumentation (T1047)

Severity

Informational

Description

Attackers may use WMI to execute commands on the target host.

Attacker's Goals

Execute commands on the victim host.

Investigative actions

Correlate the RPC call from the source host and understand which process initiated it.