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Add-on for Microsoft Sysmon

Overview
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Provides a data input and CIM-compliant field extractions for Microsoft Sysmon. The Microsoft Sysmon utility provides data on process creation (including parent process ID), network connections, and much more.

This add-on was originally created by Adrian Hall. We appreciate Adrian's contribution and his willingness to turn over control to the current team for ongoing maintenance and development.

TA-Microsoft-Sysmon v6.0.0

Original Author: Adrian Hall
Current maintainers: Jim Apger, Dave Herrald, James Brosdsky 
Contributors:   https://github.com/dstaulcu, https://github.com/MikeKemmerer
Version/Date: 6.0.0 3/12/2016
Sourcetype: XmlWinEventLog:Microsoft-Windows-Sysmon/Operational
Has index-time ops: false
Input Requirements: Sysmon 3.1 or later installed with Splunk Universal Forwarder for Windows

Update History

6.0.0
--------
Updates to support sysmon V6
Special thanks to David Staulcup (https://github.com/dstaulcu) for ongoing assistance and contributions


5.0.0
--------
Updates to support sysmon V5
Note the sample configuration included below was modified to exclued the ImageLoad section which was found to be causing BSOD on some Windows 7 test systems.
Special thanks to David Staulcup (https://github.com/dstaulcu) for ongoing assistance and contributions

4.0.0
--------
Minor updates to support Sysmon V4 and optimize the hash field extraction. 
See: https://github.com/splunk/TA-microsoft-sysmon/pull/8
See: https://github.com/splunk/TA-microsoft-sysmon/pull/9
See: https://github.com/splunk/TA-microsoft-sysmon/pull/10
See: https://github.com/splunk/TA-microsoft-sysmon/pull/11

3.2.3
--------
Minor updates to add workflow actions via pull request and subsequent fine tuning.
See: https://github.com/splunk/TA-microsoft-sysmon/pull/5
See: https://github.com/splunk/TA-microsoft-sysmon/pull/6

3.2.2
--------
Minor updates to extract various hash values into individual fields for convenience:
https://github.com/splunk/TA-microsoft-sysmon/issues/4

3.2.1
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Minor updates to align with sysmon version 3.21. For details see:
https://github.com/splunk/TA-microsoft-sysmon/issues/1
https://github.com/splunk/TA-microsoft-sysmon/issues/2
https://github.com/splunk/TA-microsoft-sysmon/issues/3

3.1.1
-------
Major modification of the version to better align with SplunkBase.
Fixed typos in eventtypes.conf and props.conf

0.3.1
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Lookup table added to support Sysmon 3.1
Additional CIM compliance added
Example config added
Revved to version 0.3.1 to match current Sysmon version

Using this TA

Configuration: Install TA via GUI on all search heads, install
via your preferred method (manual or Deployment Server) on
forwarders running on Windows that have Sysmon 3.1 or greater
installed

Ensure that you have at least version 6.2.0 universal forwarders.
This is because of the Windows XML event log format.

http://blogs.splunk.com/2014/11/04/splunk-6-2-feature-overview-xml-event-logs/

Sysmon ProcessCreate events may pick up passwords in CommandLine
and ParentCommandLine fields. Depending on organizational policy you 
may be required to mask passwords either at search time or prior to
indexing. SEDCMD entries can be added to props.conf files on 
search heads or indexers to mask data in known positions of passwords.

    SEDCMD-pwd_rule1 = s/ -pw ([^\s\<])+/ -pw ***MASK***/g

For additional info on Sysmon see:

http://blogs.splunk.com/2014/11/24/monitoring-network-traffic-with-sysmon-and-splunk/

Support

This is a community supported TA. As such, post to answers.splunk.com
and reference it. Someone should be with you shortly.

Pull requests via github are welcome!

Sample Config

Sysmon is capable of delivering a large amount of events into your
Splunk instance. The following configuration, loaded into each
system running Sysmon 3.1 or greater, will reduce the amount of data considerably.
Special thanks go to Jeff Walzer from the University of Pittsburgh for
originally helping to test this (walzer@pitt.edu).

Load this via sysmon -c (filename) from an admin-level command prompt.
(after you have placed it in a text file). You may get some 
unusual errors - these are benign and can be ignored. Check the
filtering via a "sysmon -c" with no argument.

For additional Sysmon filtering, remove the entire ImageLoad 
section.

Release Notes

Version 6.0.0
March 13, 2017

Version 5.0.0
Nov. 22, 2016

Updated lookups to support Sysmon V5.

Version 4.0.0
Oct. 1, 2016

Version 3.2.3
May 31, 2016

Version 3.2.2
May 28, 2016

Now extracts various hash values into convenient fields. See https://github.com/splunk/TA-microsoft-sysmon/issues

Version 3.2.1
April 26, 2016

Several minor bugfixes and enhancements. Tested with Microsoft Sysmon version 3.21

Version 3.1.1
Sept. 29, 2015

3.1.1
-------
Major modification of the version to better align with SplunkBase.
Fixed typos in eventtypes.conf and props.conf

Version 0.3.1
Sept. 29, 2015

Version 0.3.1 was contributed by James Brodsky.

-Confirmed to work with Sysmon 3.1
-Some more CIM work
-new README file
-example Sysmon config (in readme)
-Lookup file to map event codes to event descriptions

Version 0.1.1
Dec. 1, 2014

Added CIM compliance for process events

Version 0.1.0
Nov. 24, 2014

Initial CIM-compliant Release

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