Elevation to SYSTEM via services

Cortex XDR Analytics Alert Reference by Alert name

Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-04
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
  • Requires:
    • eXtended Threat Hunting (XTH)

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Low

Description

Services were affected by a non SYSTEM integrity level process.

Attacker's Goals

Escalate privileges to system and execute commands.

Investigative actions

Investigate the service being spawned on the host for malicious activities.

Variations

Elevation to SYSTEM via service creation

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Low

Description

A service was created from a non SYSTEM integrity level process.

Attacker's Goals

Escalate privileges to system and execute commands.

Investigative actions

Investigate the service being spawned on the host for malicious activities.


Elevation to SYSTEM via service modification

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Low

Description

An existing service was modified from a non SYSTEM integrity level process.

Attacker's Goals

Escalate privileges to system and execute commands.

Investigative actions

Investigate the service being spawned on the host for malicious activities.