Suspicious process execution in a privileged container

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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Alert name

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

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Informational

Description

A process was executed in a privileged Kubernetes Pod for the first time in the past 30 days.

Attacker's Goals

Perform lateral movement to new hosts to expand the foothold within a network and gain higher privileges.

Investigative actions

  • Investigate the processes being spawned on the host for malicious activities.
  • Correlate the command run from the host and understand which software initiated it.

Variations

Suspicious process execution in a new privileged container

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

ATT&CK Technique

Severity

Informational

Description

A process was executed in a privileged Kubernetes Pod for the first time in the past 30 days.

Attacker's Goals

Perform lateral movement to new hosts to expand the foothold within a network and gain higher privileges.

Investigative actions

  • Investigate the processes being spawned on the host for malicious activities.
  • Correlate the command run from the host and understand which software initiated it.