Search

See Resources

@RISK Newsletter for December 12, 2013 The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert

This is a weekly newsletter that provides in-depth analysis of the latest vulnerabilities with straightforward remediation advice. Qualys supplies a large part of the newly-discovered vulnerability content used in this newsletter.


@RISK: The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert
Vol. 13, Num. 50

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 https://www.qualys.com/research/sans-at-risk/


CONTENTS:

NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES
INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY
VULNERABILITIES FOR WHICH EXPLOITS ARE AVAILABLE
MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 12/1/2013 - 12/7/2013


TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Apple Updates to Mavericks and Safari


NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES SELECTED BY THE SOURCEFIRE VULNERABILITY RESEARCH TEAM

Title: Apple Updates Mavericks to 10.9.1 and Safari to 7.0.1
Description: 9 CVEs were patched by updating Safari to 7.0.1 as Apple
released an update to their browser and to their latest operating system
Mavericks.
Reference:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6082
Snort SID: Not yet determined

Title: Linux Kernel Multiple API Function Target Address Validation
Local Privilege Escalation
Description: Linux Kernel contains a flaw in the get_user and put_user
API functions that leads to unauthorized privileges being gained. The
issue is triggered when validating target addresses. This may allow a
local attacker to gain elevated privileges.
Reference:
http://osvdb.org/show/osvdb/99940
Snort SID: 28998, 28999

Title: Zimbra Privilege Escalation
Description: A certain sequence of characters exploits a Local File
Inclusion which, when used, allows you to view the LDAP root credentials
of the device.
Reference:
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/30085/
Snort SID: 29027


INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

Apple’s Keychain: The solution and the problem with password managers
http://www.zdnet.com/apples-keychain-the-solution-and-the-problem-with-password-managers-7000024458/

Blue Coat acquires Norman Shark
http://www.darkreading.com/management/blue-coat-acquires-norman-shark/240164858

Apple updates Mavericks to 10.9.1, issues security fixes for Safari
http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/12/17/apple-updates-mavericks-to-10-9-1-issues-security-fixes-for-safari/


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-2013-0632
Title: Adobe ColdFusion 9 Administrative Login Bypass
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Adobe ColdFusion 9.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.2, and 10 allows remote
attackers to bypass authentication and possibly execute arbitrary code
via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in January 2013.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-4837
Title: HP LoadRunner Virtual User Generator Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: HP
Description: Unspecified vulnerability in Virtual User Generator in HP
LoadRunner before 11.52 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary
code via unknown vectors, aka ZDI-CAN-1832.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-3522
Title: vBulletin 5.0.0 reputation vote Input Validation Error SQL
Injection Vulnerability
Vendor: vBulletin
Description: SQL injection vulnerability in
index.php/ajax/api/reputation/vote in vBulletin 5.0.0 Beta 11, 5.0.0
Beta 28, and earlier allows remote authenticated users to execute
arbitrary SQL commands via the nodeid parameter.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

ID: CVE-2013-5331
Title: Adobe Flash Player Memory Corruption Code Execution Vulnerability (APSB13-28)
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Remote exploitation of a memory corruption vulnerability
in Adobe System Inc.’s Flash Player versions 11.9.900.152 and earlier
versions for Windows and Macintosh and Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.327
and earlier versions for Linux. This could allow an attacker to execute
arbitrary code. Adobe is aware of reports that an exploit designed to
trick the user into opening a Microsoft Word document with malicious
Flash (.swf).
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-5065
Title: Microsoft Windows Kernel “NDProxy.sys Driver” Input Validation
Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: NDProxy.sys in the kernel in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and
SP3 and Server 2003 SP2 allows local users to gain privileges via a
crafted application, as exploited in the wild in November 2013.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-3906
Title: Microsoft Graphics Component Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: GDI+ in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 and Server 2008 SP2;
Office 2003 SP3, 2007 SP3, and 2010 SP1 and SP2; Office Compatibility
Pack SP3; and Lync 2010, 2010 Attendee, 2013, and Basic 2013 allows
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TIFF image, as
demonstrated by an image in a Word document, and exploited in the wild
in October and November 2013.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 12/1/2013 - 12/7/2013 COMPILED BY SOURCEFIRE

SHA 256: 180C6035CA44C270B8E1556A7B2E9FAF442D1B4323EF6D8E93B7E759AF169C96
MD5: 44e5b5dc6a27ea109b8a234e640bb5fd
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/ 180C6035CA44C270B8E1556A7B2E9FAF442D1B4323EF6D8E93B7E759AF169C96/analysis/
Typical Filename: BitGuard.exe
Claimed Product: BitGuard.exe
Detection Name: W32.Agent:Generic.16no.dk

SHA 256: df83a0d6940600e4c4954f4874fcd4dd73e781e6690c3bf56f51c95285484a3c
MD5: 25aa9bb549ecc7bb6100f8d179452508
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/ DF83A0D6940600E4C4954F4874FCD4DD73E781E6690C3BF56F51C95285484A3C/analysis/
Typical Filename: Random
Claimed Product: Random
Detection Name: W32.DF83A0D694-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: aa0bbaecb678868e1e7f57c7ca9d61b608b3d788be490790eb1d148beadf4615
MD5: 3291e1603715c47a23b60a8bf2ca73db
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/ AA0BBAECB678868E1E7F57C7CA9D61B608B3D788BE490790EB1D148BEADF4615/analysis/
Typical Filename: Random
Claimed Product: Random
Detection Name: Confiker

SHA 256: 39b8205ecae929e91ffcefe9fb45497040b3f26ab57df607ea1c3724b699009d
MD5: 44d52cedf8d3dd2ca2325a031dc0ecf1
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/ 39B8205ECAE929E91FFCEFE9FB45497040B3F26AB57DF607EA1C3724B699009D/analysis/
Typical Filename: Updater.exe
Claimed Product: None
Detection Name: W32.39B8205ECA-100.SBX.VIOC


Email or call us at +1 800 745 4355 or try our Global Contacts
Subscription Packages
Qualys Solutions
Qualys Community
Company
Free Trial & Tools
Popular Topics