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This search looks for disable security job in CircleCI pipeline.

  • Type: Anomaly
  • Product: Splunk Enterprise, Splunk Enterprise Security, Splunk Cloud, Dev Sec Ops Analytics
  • Datamodel:
  • Last Updated: 2021-09-02
  • Author: Patrick Bareiss, Splunk
  • ID: 4a2fdd41-c578-4cd4-9ef7-980e352517f2


ID Technique Tactic
T1554 Compromise Client Software Binary Persistence
| rename vcs.committer_name as user vcs.subject as commit_message vcs.url as url workflows.* as *  
| stats values(job_name) as job_names by workflow_id workflow_name user commit_message url branch 
| lookup mandatory_job_for_workflow workflow_name OUTPUTNEW job_name AS mandatory_job 
| search mandatory_job=* 
| eval mandatory_job_executed=if(like(job_names, "%".mandatory_job."%"), 1, 0) 
| where mandatory_job_executed=0 
| eval phase="build" 
| rex field=url "(?<repository>[^\/]*\/[^\/]*)$" 
| `security_content_ctime(firstTime)` 
| `security_content_ctime(lastTime)` 
| `circle_ci_disable_security_job_filter`

Associated Analytic Story

How To Implement

You must index CircleCI logs.

Required field

  • _times

Kill Chain Phase

  • Actions on Objectives

Known False Positives



Risk Score Impact Confidence Message
72.0 80 90 disable security job $mandatory_job$ in workflow $workflow_name$ from user $user$


Test Dataset

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