Applications That Are Using ROPC Authentication Flow

Resource owner password credentials (ROPC) should be avoided if at all possible as this requires the user to expose their current password credentials to the application directly. The application then uses those credentials to authenticate the user against the identity provider.

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 1title: Applications That Are Using ROPC Authentication Flow
 2id: 55695bc0-c8cf-461f-a379-2535f563c854
 3status: test
 4description: |
 5    Resource owner password credentials (ROPC) should be avoided if at all possible as this requires the user to expose their current password credentials to the application directly.
 6    The application then uses those credentials to authenticate the user against the identity provider.    
 7references:
 8    - https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/entra/architecture/security-operations-applications#application-authentication-flows
 9author: Mark Morowczynski '@markmorow', Bailey Bercik '@baileybercik'
10date: 2022/06/01
11tags:
12    - attack.t1078
13    - attack.defense_evasion
14    - attack.persistence
15    - attack.privilege_escalation
16    - attack.initial_access
17logsource:
18    product: azure
19    service: signinlogs
20detection:
21    selection:
22        properties.message: ROPC
23    condition: selection
24falsepositives:
25    - Applications that are being used as part of automated testing or a legacy application that cannot use any other modern authentication flow
26level: medium

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