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CAPEC-216: Communication Channel Manipulation

Communication Channel Manipulation
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Attack Pattern ID: 216
Abstraction: Meta
Status: Draft
Completeness: Hook
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+ Summary

An attacker may take advantage of communications protocol by influencing or manipulating a security setting or parameter to cause compromise to the communications. This can result in the disclosure of information, insertion or removal of information from the communications stream, and even include remote system compromise.

+ Attack Prerequisites
  • Access to the communication stream.

+ Resources Required

The attacker needs the ability to sniff traffic, and optionally be able to route said traffic to a system where the sniffing of traffic can take place, and act upon the recovered traffic in real time.

+ Content History
CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation2014-06-23Internal_CAPEC_Team
CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation2015-12-07Updated Attack_Prerequisites, Description Summary, Related_Attack_PatternsInternal
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2015-12-07Abuse of Communication Channels

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