LOLBAS executable injects into another process

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Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-04
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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

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Process Injection (T1055)

Severity

Informational

Description

A signed binary, which can be abused to run code, injected code to another process.

Attacker's Goals

Gain code execution on the host and evade security controls.

Investigative actions

Check whether the injecting process is benign, and if this was a desired behavior as part of its normal execution flow.

Variations

LOLBAS executable injects into another process using process hollowing

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Process Injection (T1055)

Severity

Informational

Description

A signed binary, which can be abused to run code, injected code to another process.

Attacker's Goals

Gain code execution on the host and evade security controls.

Investigative actions

Check whether the injecting process is benign, and if this was a desired behavior as part of its normal execution flow.


Scripting engine injects into another process

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Process Injection (T1055)

Severity

Informational

Description

A signed binary, which can be abused to run code, injected code to another process.

Attacker's Goals

Gain code execution on the host and evade security controls.

Investigative actions

Check whether the injecting process is benign, and if this was a desired behavior as part of its normal execution flow.


LOLBAS executable that's used to host DLLs injects into another process

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Process Injection (T1055)

Severity

Informational

Description

A signed binary, which can be abused to run code, injected code to another process.

Attacker's Goals

Gain code execution on the host and evade security controls.

Investigative actions

Check whether the injecting process is benign, and if this was a desired behavior as part of its normal execution flow.


LOLBAS executable that's used to host DLLs injects into another process

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Process Injection (T1055)

Severity

Informational

Description

A signed binary, which can be abused to run code, injected code to another process.

Attacker's Goals

Gain code execution on the host and evade security controls.

Investigative actions

Check whether the injecting process is benign, and if this was a desired behavior as part of its normal execution flow.


Rare LOLBAS executable injects into another process

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Process Injection (T1055)

Severity

Medium

Description

A signed binary, which can be abused to run code, injected code to another process.

Attacker's Goals

Gain code execution on the host and evade security controls.

Investigative actions

Check whether the injecting process is benign, and if this was a desired behavior as part of its normal execution flow.