Identifies a privilege escalation attempt via rogue named pipe impersonation. An adversary may abuse this technique by masquerading as a known named pipe and manipulating a privileged process to connect to it.
Rule type: eql
Risk score: 73
Runs every: 5m
Maximum alerts per execution: 100
- Threat Detection
- Privilege Escalation
Rule license: Elastic License v2
## Config Named Pipe Creation Events need to be enabled within the Sysmon configuration by including the following settings: `condition equal "contains" and keyword equal "pipe"`
file where event.action : "Pipe Created*" and /* normal sysmon named pipe creation events truncate the pipe keyword */ file.name : "\\*\\Pipe\\*"
Framework: MITRE ATT&CKTM