SIP Provider Modificationedit

Identifies modifications to the registered Subject Interface Package (SIP) providers. SIP providers are used by the Windows cryptographic system to validate file signatures on the system. This may be an attempt to bypass signature validation checks or inject code into critical processes.

Rule type: eql

Rule indices:

  • endgame-*

Severity: medium

Risk score: 47

Runs every: 5m

Searches indices from: now-9m (Date Math format, see also Additional look-back time)

Maximum alerts per execution: 100



  • Domain: Endpoint
  • OS: Windows
  • Use Case: Threat Detection
  • Tactic: Defense Evasion
  • Data Source: Elastic Endgame
  • Data Source: Elastic Defend

Version: 105

Rule authors:

  • Elastic

Rule license: Elastic License v2

Rule queryedit

registry where host.os.type == "windows" and event.type:"change" and
  registry.path: (
    "*\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Cryptography\\OID\\EncodingType 0\\CryptSIPDllPutSignedDataMsg\\{*}\\Dll",
    "*\\SOFTWARE\\WOW6432Node\\Microsoft\\Cryptography\\OID\\EncodingType 0\\CryptSIPDllPutSignedDataMsg\\{*}\\Dll",
    ) and"*.dll"