Intrusion Prevention



This indicates the detection of malicious shellcode within the network.
Shellcode is a special type of code used in the exploitation of many vulnerabilities. It usually spawns a command shell from which attackers can control the compromised system.

Affected Products

Any vulnerable system.


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

Recommended Actions

This signature's action can be set to "Block" to protect against this threat.