05-21-2019 01:08 AM - edited 05-21-2019 01:08 AM
We have a security event that is repeated in a series of users, Not many users but the event is very frequent
Memory Corruption Exploit
21 May, 2019 at 6:08 (2 hours ago)
AGENT LOCAL TIME
21 May, 2019 at 6:08 (UTC +02:00) (2 hours ago)
21 May, 2019 at 6:10 (2 hours ago)
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
what that means? any way to solve it or delete these repetitive events?
06-04-2019 06:01 AM
The event means that Traps detected an attempt to exploit a Windows process.
They are several types of memory corruption exploit, you can find a list here fyi : https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com/traps/3-4/traps-endpoint-security-manager-admin/exploit-protection...
The way to "solve" these events (and more generally any Traps events) is to investigate further to see if it's an expected behavior (so these events = false positives) or if it's a real threat detected on the systems. To investigate, you can retrieve data from the endpoints, you can ask help from your partners, etc. If its a False Positive, you can create an exception to exclude similar events, so they will not appear anymore on the GUI.
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