Wscript/Cscript loads .NET DLLs

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Product
Cortex XDR
Last date published
2024-06-18
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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

Defense Evasion (TA0005)

ATT&CK Technique

Process Injection (T1055)

Severity

Low

Description

An unusual script loads .NET DLLs, possibly indicating JScriptToDotnet execution.

Attacker's Goals

Gain code execution 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.