Signed process performed an unpopular DLL injection

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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 process performed an unpopular DLL injection to another process.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may inject code into processes to evade process-based defenses, as well as possibly elevate privileges.

Investigative actions

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

Variations

Signed process that got injected performed an unpopular and suspicious dll injection

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Process Injection (T1055)

Severity

High

Description

A signed process performed an unpopular DLL injection to another process.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may inject code into processes to evade process-based defenses, as well as possibly elevate privileges.

Investigative actions

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


Signed process that got injected performed an unpopular and suspicious dll injection

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Process Injection (T1055)

Severity

Medium

Description

A signed process performed an unpopular DLL injection to another process.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may inject code into processes to evade process-based defenses, as well as possibly elevate privileges.

Investigative actions

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


Signed process that got injected performed an unpopular dll injection

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Process Injection (T1055)

Severity

Medium

Description

A signed process performed an unpopular DLL injection to another process.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may inject code into processes to evade process-based defenses, as well as possibly elevate privileges.

Investigative actions

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


Signed process performed an unpopular DLL injection

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Process Injection (T1055)

Severity

Low

Description

A signed process performed an unpopular DLL injection to another process.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may inject code into processes to evade process-based defenses, as well as possibly elevate privileges.

Investigative actions

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