Suspicious sshpass command execution

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

Credential Access (TA0006)

ATT&CK Technique

Brute Force: Credential Stuffing (T1110.004)

Severity

Low

Description

The sshpass command was executed, This could be an attempt to check for credential stuffing.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may try to check and reuse credentials on the host.

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 sshpass command execution in a Kubernetes pod

Synopsis

ATT&CK Tactic

Credential Access (TA0006)

ATT&CK Technique

Brute Force: Credential Stuffing (T1110.004)

Severity

Low

Description

The sshpass command was executed, This could be an attempt to check for credential stuffing.

Attacker's Goals

Attackers may try to check and reuse credentials on the host.

Investigative actions

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