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Detecting CVE-2021-42292

On its surface, CVE-2021-42292 doesn’t look like the kind of vulnerability that a network-based tool can find reliably. Marked by Microsoft as a local file format vulnerability, security veterans would expect that between encryption and encoding,... Read more »

Detecting CVE-2021-31166 – HTTP vulnerability

In this blog we aim to provide a little insight into part of the lifecycle of Corelight Lab’s response to a critical HTTP vulnerability. We’ve open-sourced many such responses over the last year (see Appendix A), and this one is a good demonstration... Read more »

Community detection: CVE-2020-16898

This month’s Microsoft Patch Tuesday included a severe Remote Code Execution vulnerability in the way that Windows TCP/IP handles IPv6 “Router Advertisement” ICMP messages. Due to the severity and wide scope, we in Corelight Labs immediately set... Read more »

Together is faster: Zeek for vulnerabilities

“There is an open approach that is currently rippling across the infosec industry that could give defenders the acceleration they need.” – John Lambert (Distinguished Engineer, Microsoft)  Read more »

Zeek in its sweet spot: Detecting F5’s Big-IP CVE10 (CVE-2020-5902)

Having a CVE 10 unauthenticated Remote Code Execution vulnerability on a central load balancing device? That’s bad… Read more »

Ripple20 Zeek package open sourced

Recently, security research group JSOF released 19 vulnerabilities related to the “Treck” TCP/IP stack. This stack exists on many devices as part of the supply chain of many well known IoT/ICS/device vendors. Think 100s of millions/billions of... Read more »

Corelight ECS mapping: Unified Zeek data for more efficient analytics

In addition to other great news we’ve recently shared, I’m pleased to announce that Corelight sensors now support the Elastic Common Schema (ECS) via our Corelight ECS Mapping. Read more »

Day 1 detection: CVE-2020-0601, a community, and 40 lines of code

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, the world learned of the vulnerability du jour, CVE-2020-0601. As explained by Microsoft, “a spoofing vulnerability exists in the way Windows CryptoAPI (Crypt32.dll) validates Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC)... Read more »

An attack or just a game? Corelight can help you tell the difference quickly

When we think about using Corelight data, our mental models often fixate on finding evidence of suspicious and malicious activity. This makes sense, as network security monitoring data generated by Corelight and Zeek combines the granularity of... Read more »

How Zeek can provide insights despite encrypted communications

Overview Encrypted communications are ubiquitous. While encryption provides confidentiality, it cannot prevent all means of traffic analysis. Certain protocols, such as SSH and TLS, ensure contents are not directly readable by monitoring systems.... Read more »

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