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July 5, 2018

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     @RISK: The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert

                    July 5, 2018 - Vol. 18, Num. 27


Providing a reliable, weekly summary of newly discovered attack vectors,

vulnerabilities with active exploits, and explanations of how recent

attacks worked


Archived issues may be found at http://www.sans.org/newsletters/at-risk


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CONTENTS:

NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES

INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

VULNERABILITIES FOR WHICH EXPLOITS ARE AVAILABLE

MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES June 28 - July 5

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TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Mozilla fixes multiple flaws in Firefox


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NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES

SELECTED BY THE TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP


Title: Multiple bugs in Mozilla Firefox

Description: The new version of Mozilla Firefox has fixed a wide range of vulnerabilities. Six of the flaws included in this update were rated as "critical" and five were rated as having "high" importance.

Reference: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2018-15/#CVE-2018-12359

Snort SID: Detection pending


Title: Apple WebKit denial-of-service vulnerability

Description: An exploit was found in the WebKit component of certain Apple products, including some versions of Safari, iOS and iCloud. The flaw allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service via a specially crafted website.

Reference: https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-4233

Snort SID: 47022, 47203


Title: VMWare Workstation denial-of-service flaw

Description: VMWare Workstation contains a bug that could allow a malicious attacker to cause a denial of service on the victim machine. The vulnerability lies in the pixel shader utilized by VMWare Workstation and can be triggered by supplying a malformed pixel shader in either text or binary form inside a VMWare guest operating system.

Reference: https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2018/06/vmware-dos-vulnerability.html

Snort SID: 45981, 45982


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INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY


The U.S. is blocking Chinese telecommunications company China Mobile from offering services in America over security concerns.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/03/us-government-asks-fcc-to-deny-china-mobiles-license-request.html


Cisco Talos has discovered a new version of Smoke Loader that uses the PROPagate injection technique.

https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2018/07/smoking-guns-smoke-loader-learned-new.html


A new malware family on Macs has been specifically targeting users of cryptocurrency mining chatrooms on the platforms Spark and Discord. The malware creates a backdoor on the machine and collects users' root passwords.

https://objective-see.com/blog/blog_0x32.html


Shoe and clothing retailer Adidas says that millions of customers' information may have been stolen in a recent attack.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-28/adidas-says-millions-of-u-s-customers-being-alerted-of-breach


Officials in the Ukraine are warning that Russia may be preparing for a massive cyberattack against the country.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ukraine-cyber-exclusive/exclusive-ukraine-says-russian-hackers-preparing-massive-strike-idUSKBN1JM225


Ticketmaster customers in the U.K. may have had their personal information stolen in a data breach that occurred in April, but they were just informed on June 23.

https://techcrunch.com/2018/06/28/bank-says-ticketmaster-knew-of-breach-months-before-taking-action/


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RECENT

VULNERABILITIES FOR WHICH EXPLOITS ARE AVAILABLE

COMPILED BY THE QUALYS VULNERABILITY RESEARCH TEAM


This is a list of recent vulnerabilities for which exploits are

available. System administrators can use this list to help in

prioritization of their remediation activities. The Qualys Vulnerability

Research Team compiles this information based on various exploit

frameworks, exploit databases, exploit kits and monitoring of internet

activity.


ID:     CVE-2018-8174

Title:     Windows VBScript Engine Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Vendor: Microsoft

Description: The VBScript engine contains a remote code execution vulnerability due to how it handles objects in memory. An attacker could execute arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


ID:     CVE-2018-7600

Title:     Drupal Core Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (SA-CORE-2018-002)

Vendor: Drupal

Description: Drupal before 7.58, 8.x before 8.3.9, 8.4.x before 8.4.6, and 8.5.x before 8.5.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code because of an issue affecting multiple subsystems with default or common module configurations.

CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


ID:     CVE-2018-0886

Title:     Microsoft Credential Security Support Provider Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Vendor: Microsoft

Description: The Credential Security Support Provider protocol (CredSSP) in Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8.1 and RT 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and R2, Windows 10 Gold, 1511, 1607, 1703, and 1709 Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server, version 1709 allows a remote code execution vulnerability due to how CredSSP validates request during the authentication process, aka "CredSSP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability".

CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


ID:     CVE-2018-4878

Title:     Adobe Flash Player Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (APSA18-01)

Vendor: Adobe

Description: A critical vulnerability exists in Adobe Flash Player 28.0.0.137 and earlier versions. Successful exploitation could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2018-4878 exists in the wild and is being used in targeted attacks.

CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


ID:     CVE-2017-10271

Title:     Oracle WebLogic WLS Security Component Remote Code Execution

Vendor: Oracle

Description: Vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic Server component of Oracle Fusion Middleware (subcomponent: WLS Security). Supported versions that are affected are 10.3.6.0.0, 12.1.3.0.0, 12.2.1.1.0 and 12.2.1.2.0. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via HTTP to compromise Oracle WebLogic Server. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in takeover of Oracle WebLogic Server.

CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)


ID:     CVE-2017-8759

Title:     Microsoft .NET Framework Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Vendor: Microsoft

Description: A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Microsoft .NET Framework processes untrusted input. Microsoft is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2017-8759 exists in the wild and is being used in targeted attacks.

Microsoft published a .NET security update to address this issue.

CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


ID:     CVE-2017-9805

Title:     Apache Struts REST plugin Remote Code Execution (S2-052)

Vendor: Apache Struts

Description: The REST Plugin is using a XStreamHandler with an instance of XStream for deserialization without any type filtering and this can lead to Remote Code Execution when deserializing XML payloads.

CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


ID:     CVE-2017-5638

Title:     Apache Struts2 Input Validation Code Execution Vulnerability

Vendor: Apache

Description: The Jakarta Multipart parser in Apache Struts 2 2.3.x before 2.3.32 and 2.5.x before 2.5.10.1 mishandles file upload, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a #cmd= string in a crafted Content-Type HTTP header, as exploited in the wild in March 2017.

CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


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MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES June 28 - July 5

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COMPILED BY TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP


SHA 256: 486b6e503ebfa15ed2a22934361d382d64c454774ea6de4c26a95fb2392ccec1

MD5: efab302e91335694b6864360a6280fd6

VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/486b6e503ebfa15ed2a22934361d382d64c454774ea6de4c26a95fb2392ccec1/details

Typical Filename: Remove_HIPs_key.exe

Claimed Product: N/A

Detection Name: Win.Trojan.Generic::100.sbx.vioc


SHA 256: be904d34fdc803c60df5ddde64016e3ab1bd331d2875b863c6085acc24557394

MD5: 15a05c3741d7374cdf8a2dc20c58c3cf15a

VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/be904d34fdc803c60df5ddde64016e3ab1bd331d2875b863c6085acc24557394/details

Typical Filename: ipts.exe

Claimed Product: Traffic Spirit

Detection Name: W32.Variant:Gen.21ha.1201


SHA 256: f213b11ab950cf7a39f598219d91cc45de185f4bdfc25f09313be4906d3d984d

MD5: 608108a1a0d7e034ba30cfd997d20f38608

VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/f213b11ab950cf7a39f598219d91cc45de185f4bdfc25f09313be4906d3d984d/details

Typical Filename: worming.png.exe

Claimed Product: N/A

Detection Name: Win.Dropper.Generic::100.sbx.vioc


SHA 256: c3e530cc005583b47322b6649ddc0dab1b64bcf22b124a492606763c52fb048f

MD5: e2ea315d9a83e7577053f52c974f6a5ae2e

VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/c3e530cc005583b47322b6649ddc0dab1b64bcf22b124a492606763c52fb048f/details

Typical Filename: Tempmf582901854.exe

Claimed Product: N/A

Detection Name: W32.AgentWDCR:Gen.21gn.1201


SHA 256: 15716598f456637a3be3d6c5ac91266142266a9910f6f3f85cfd193ec1d6ed8b

MD5: 799b30f47060ca05d80ece53866e01cc

VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/15716598f456637a3be3d6c5ac91266142266a9910f6f3f85cfd193ec1d6ed8b/details

Typical Filename: 799b30f47060ca05d80ece53866e01cc.vir

Claimed Product: N/A

Detection Name: W32.Generic:Gen.21gl.1201


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