IMPORTANT: No additional bug fixes or documentation updates will be released for this version.
Identifies processes running in a temporary folder. This is sometimes done by adversaries to hide malware.
Rule type: query
Risk score: 47
Runs every: 5 minutes
Maximum signals per execution: 100
Version: 2 (version history)
Added (Elastic Stack release): 7.6.0
Last modified (Elastic Stack release): 7.7.0
Build systems, like Jenkins, may start processes in the
/tmp directory. These
can be exempted by name or by username.
process.working_directory:/tmp and event.action:executed
- Version 2 (7.7.0 release)
Updated query, changed from:
process.working_directory: /tmp and event.action:executed