Intrusion Prevention

Remote.CMD.Shell

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to launch a remote command shell.
Attackers may inject shell code or run a malicious script that can bring up a command prompt as a remote console. This provides attackers with complete access to the victim system without any authentication.

Affected Products

Any unprotected Windows or Linux system is vulnerable to the attack.

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Monitor the traffic from that network for any suspicious activity.
Use AntiVirus software to scan and clean the system.