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Description
This article describes how to use custom Rules and Reports to detect activity that may be related to "Sunburst" backdoor software in a compromised SolarWind’s Orion IT monitoring and management software update system.

For more information on this hack, see the Fortinet blog post:
What We Have Learned So Far about the “Sunburst”/SolarWinds Hack | FortiGuard labs

What is included in Fortinet_FortiSIEM-Sunburst-Detection_v2.zip?

1. SUNBURST_Report_v2.xml
The reports can be ran on historical data looking for indicators associated with Sunburst.

2. SUNBURST_Rule_v2.xml
The Rules will detect indicators relating to the Sunburst backdoor.
 
See the Solution section for instruction on how to load these into a FortiSIEM


Scope


Solution
All screen shots provided below for illustration purposes are taken from FortiSIEM 6.x

1. Download the Fortinet_FortiSIEM-Sunburst-Detection_2.zip file (contains 2 file)
2. Unzip Fortinet_FortiSIEM-Sunburst-Detection_2.zip

3. Use SUNBURST_Report_v2.xml as the file to import the Reports
    a. Navigate to Resource / Reports
    b. It is recommended that a new group under Resource / Reports / Security is created called “SUNBURST Attack” and reports are imported to this group.
    c. Select the Import option under "More"
    d. Select SUNBURST _Report_v2.xml and import.

4. Use SUNBURST _Rule_v2.xml as the file to import the Rules
    a. Navigate to Resource / rules
    b. It is recommended that a new group under Resource / Rules / Security / Threat Hunting is created called “SUNBURST Attack” and rules are imported to this group.
    c. Click the Import
    d. Select SUNBURST _Rules_v2.xml and import.
    e. Filter the rules on SUNBURST and ensure that they are Enabled.

Imported and enabled Rules
ImportedEnabledRules.png

Imported Reports
ImportedReportsSunburst.png

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