Suspicious curl user agent

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

Detection Modules

ATT&CK Tactic

Command and Control (TA0011)

ATT&CK Technique

Application Layer Protocol: Web Protocols (T1071.001)

Severity

Informational

Description

Suspicious user agent provided to curl command.

Attacker's Goals

Impairing host defenses.

Investigative actions

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

Variations

Suspicious curl user agent from within a Kubernetes Pod

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Command and Control (TA0011)

ATT&CK Technique

Application Layer Protocol: Web Protocols (T1071.001)

Severity

Low

Description

Suspicious user agent provided to curl command.

Attacker's Goals

Impairing host defenses.

Investigative actions

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