CVE-2023-40477 Potential Exploitation - .REV File Creation

Detects the creation of ".rev" files by WinRAR. Could be indicative of potential exploitation of CVE-2023-40477. Look for a suspicious execution shortly after creation or a WinRAR application crash.

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 1title: CVE-2023-40477 Potential Exploitation - .REV File Creation
 2id: c3bd6c55-d495-4c34-918e-e03e8828c074
 3status: test
 4description: Detects the creation of ".rev" files by WinRAR. Could be indicative of potential exploitation of CVE-2023-40477. Look for a suspicious execution shortly after creation or a WinRAR application crash.
 5references:
 6    - https://wildptr.io/winrar-cve-2023-40477-poc-new-vulnerability-winrar-security-research/
 7    - https://github.com/wildptr-io/Winrar-CVE-2023-40477-POC
 8    - https://www.rarlab.com/vuln_rev3_names.html
 9author: Nasreddine Bencherchali (Nextron Systems)
10date: 2023/08/31
11tags:
12    - attack.execution
13    - cve.2023.40477
14    - detection.emerging_threats
15logsource:
16    category: file_event
17    product: windows
18detection:
19    selection:
20        Image|endswith:
21            - '\explorer.exe' # When extracted via context menu
22            - '\WinRAR.exe'
23        TargetFilename|endswith: '.rev'
24    condition: selection
25falsepositives:
26    - Legitimate extraction of multipart or recovery volumes ZIP files
27level: low

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