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CAPEC-224: Fingerprinting

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Attack Pattern ID: 224
Abstraction: Meta
Status: Draft
Completeness: Stub
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+ Summary

An adversary compares output from a target system to known "fingerprints" that uniquely identify specific details about the target. Fingerprinting by itself is not usually detrimental to the target. However, the information gathered through fingerprinting often enables an adversary to discover existing weaknesses in the target.

+ Typical Severity

Very Low

+ Content History
CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation2014-06-23Internal_CAPEC_Team
CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation2017-01-09Updated Related_Attack_PatternsInternal

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