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MITRE ATT&CK CoA - T1082 - System Information Discovery

This Playbook is part of the MITRECoA Pack.#

This playbook Remediates the System Information Discovery technique using intelligence-driven Courses of Action (COA) defined by Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 team.

***Disclaimer: This playbook does not simulate an attack using the specified technique, but follows the steps to remediation as defined by Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 team’s Actionable Threat Objects and Mitigations (ATOMs). Techniques Handled:

  • T1082: System Information Discovery

Kill Chain phases:

  • Discovery

MITRE ATT&CK Description:

An adversary may attempt to get detailed information about the operating system and hardware, including version, patches, hotfixes, service packs, and architecture. Adversaries may use the information from System Information Discovery during automated discovery to shape follow-on behaviors, including whether or not the adversary fully infects the target and/or attempts specific actions.

Tools such as Systeminfo can be used to gather detailed system information. A breakdown of system data can also be gathered through the macOS systemsetup command, but it requires administrative privileges.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud providers such as AWS, GCP, and Azure allow access to instance and virtual machine information via APIs. Successful authenticated API calls can return data such as the operating system platform and status of a particular instance or the model view of a virtual machine.

Possible playbook uses:

  • The playbook can be used independently to handle and remediate the specific technique.
  • The playbook can be used as a part of the “Courses of Action - Defense Evasion” playbook to remediate techniques based on the kill chain phase.
  • The playbook can be used as a part of the “MITRE ATT&CK - Courses of Action” playbook, which can be triggered by different sources and accepts the technique MITRE ATT&CK ID as an input.

Dependencies#

This playbook uses the following sub-playbooks, integrations, and scripts.

Sub-playbooks#

This playbook does not use any sub-playbooks.

Integrations#

This playbook does not use any integrations.

Scripts#

  • Set
  • SetGridField
  • IsIntegrationAvailable

Commands#

This playbook does not use any commands.

Playbook Inputs#


There are no inputs for this playbook.

Playbook Outputs#


PathDescriptionType
Handled.TechniquesThe techniques handled in this playbookunknown

Playbook Image#


Setup Account