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@RISK Newsletter for December 26, 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. 52

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 12/24/2013 - 12/31/2013


TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Adobe Flash & Adobe AIR Vulnerabilities


NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES SELECTED BY THE SOURCEFIRE VULNERABILITY RESEARCH TEAM

Title: Adobe Flash and Adobe AIR Vulnerabilities
Description: Several vulnerabilities were disclosed recently by Adobe in their Flash and AIR platforms. Coverage has been provided for these vulnerabilities in the form of Snort Rules.
Reference:
http://www.snort.org/vrt/docs/ruleset_changelogs/changes-2013-12-24.html
Snort SID: 29047-29054

Title: NSA’s secret toolbox of exploits and vulnerabilities
Description: Der Spiegal, a German publication, has publicized a “catalogue” of security vulnerabilities and Spy Gear available to the NSA. In the article several vendors are specifically named as having vulnerabilities. These vendors have put out statements in regards to this article.
Reference:
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/catalog-reveals-nsa-has-back-doors-for-numerous-devices-a-940994.html
http://blogs.cisco.com/news/comment-on-der-spiegel-articles-about-nsa-tao-organization/
Snort SID: N/A


INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

30th Birthday of DNS
http://www.circleid.com/posts/20131127_the_30th_birthday_of_dns/

Linux Worm targeting hidden devices
http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/linux-worm-targeting-hidden-devices

Microsoft investigates zero-day attacks on Windows XP
http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/security/385693/microsoft-investigates-zero-day-attacks-on-windows-xp


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-2013-0074
Title: Microsoft Silverlight Double Dereference Vulnerability
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: Microsoft Silverlight 5, and 5 Developer Runtime, before 5.1.20125.0 does not properly validate pointers during HTML object rendering, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Silverlight application, aka “Silverlight Double Dereference Vulnerability.”
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-3346
Title: Adobe Reader and Acrobat “ToolButton” Use-after-Free Vulnerability
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Adobe Reader and Acrobat 9.x before 9.5.5, 10.x before 10.1.7, and 11.x before 11.0.03 allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-2718, CVE-2013-2719, CVE-2013-2720, CVE-2013-2721, CVE-2013-2722, CVE-2013-2723, CVE-2013-2725, CVE-2013-2726, CVE-2013-2731, CVE-2013-2732, CVE-2013-2734, CVE-2013-2735, CVE-2013-2736, CVE-2013-3337, CVE-2013-3338, CVE-2013-3339, CVE-2013-3340, and CVE-2013-3341.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-2068
Title: Red Hat CloudForms Management Engine Path Traversal
Vendor: Red Hat
Description: Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in the AgentController in Red Hat CloudForms Management Engine 2.0 allow remote attackers to create and overwrite arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the filename parameter to the (1) log, (2) upload, or (3) linuxpkgs method.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.4 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)

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 12/24/2013 - 12/31/2013 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


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