POLICY-OTHER FortiGate and FortiADC LDAP Connectivity Test credential leak attempt
This rule looks for attempts to invoke the Test LDAP functionality of FortiGate and FortiADC applications, which will make the target server send LDAP credentials to an arbitrary server in plaintext. Attackers with readonly access to the device can use this to potentially leak the credentials of other accounts.
What To Look For
This rule looks for attempts to invoke the Test LDAP functionality of FortiGate and FortiADC applications.
No public information
Known false positives, with the described conditions
This rule will alert on all attempts to use the Test LDAP functionality of FortiGate and FortiADC applications.
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Initial Access
Technique: Exploit Public-Facing Application
For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:
Information Leakage happens when an attacker manipulates a system into revealing sensitive information, either through malformed input or by taking advantage of another feature of the system.
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