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@RISK Newsletter for August 28, 2014 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. 14, Num. 34

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 8/20/2014 - 8/26/2014


TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Google Patches 50 Security Vulnerabilities

in Chrome Browser Update


NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES SELECTED BY THE TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP

Title: Google Patches 50 Security Vulnerabilities in Chrome Browser
Update
Description: Among the issues fixed in Chrome 37 are a number of bugs
that can be used together to break out of the Chrome sandbox and execute
code remotely. A number of the vulnerabilities patched received
bug-bounty rewards.
Reference: www.securityweek.com/google-patches-50-security-vulnerabilities-chrome-browser-update
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2014/08/stable-channel-update_26.html
Snort SID: Detection pending release of vulnerability details.

Title: Security Advisory ? Akeeba Backup for Joomla!
Description: Security researchers discovered it was possible for an
attacker to to list and download backups made by the Akeeba Backup for
Joomla! extension.
Reference: http://blog.sucuri.net/2014/08/security-advisory-akeeba-backup-for-joomla.html
Snort SID: Detection pending release of vulnerability details.


INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

Researchers Discover Google Chrome Is Plagued With Malicious Browser
Extensions
www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/top-security-stories/researchers-discover-google-chrome-is-plagued-with-malicious-browser-extensions/

US Nuclear Regulatory Commission hacked 3 times in 3 years
nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2014/08/19/us-nuclear-regulatory-commission-hacked-3-times-in-3-years/

Discovering Dynamically Loaded API in Visual Basic Binaries
http://sfi.re/1AS3Mge

Tesla seeks 30 full-time hackers to break into its cars
http://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/news/2361440/car-maker-tesla-seeks-30-full-time-hackers-to-break-into-its-cars

Source Code of Android RAT Dendroid Leaked Online
http://www.securityweek.com/source-code-android-rat-dendroid-leaked-online

US, German Researchers Build Android Security Framework - Android
Security Modules
www.darkreading.com/mobile/us-german-researchers-build-android-security-framework/d/d-id/1298161


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-2013-1670
Title: Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird Content Level Constructor XSS
Vulnerability
Vendor: Mozilla
Description: The Chrome Object Wrapper (COW) implementation in Mozilla
Firefox before 21.0, Firefox ESR 17.x before 17.0.6, Thunderbird before
17.0.6, and Thunderbird ESR 17.x before 17.0.6 does not prevent
acquisition of chrome privileges during calls to content level
constructors, which allows remote attackers to bypass certain read-only
restrictions and conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a
crafted web site.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

ID: CVE-2014-0983
Title: Oracle VirtualBox 3D Acceleration Multiple Memory Corruption
Vulnerabilities
Vendor: Oracle
Description: Multiple array index errors in programs that are
automatically generated by
VBox/HostServices/SharedOpenGL/crserverlib/server_dispatch.py in Oracle
VirtualBox 4.2.x through 4.2.20 and 4.3.x before 4.3.8, when using 3D
Acceleration, allow local guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on
the Chromium server via certain CR_MESSAGE_OPCODES messages with a
crafted index, which are not properly handled by the (1)
CR_VERTEXATTRIB4NUBARB_OPCODE to the crServerDispatchVertexAttrib4NubARB
function, (2) CR_VERTEXATTRIB1DARB_OPCODE to the
crServerDispatchVertexAttrib1dARB function, (3)
CR_VERTEXATTRIB1FARB_OPCODE to the crServerDispatchVertexAttrib1fARB
function, (4) CR_VERTEXATTRIB1SARB_OPCODE to the
crServerDispatchVertexAttrib1sARB function, (5)
CR_VERTEXATTRIB2DARB_OPCODE to the crServerDispatchVertexAttrib2dARB
function, (6) CR_VERTEXATTRIB2FARB_OPCODE to the
crServerDispatchVertexAttrib2fARB function, (7)
CR_VERTEXATTRIB2SARB_OPCODE to the crServerDispatchVertexAttrib2sARB
function, (8) CR_VERTEXATTRIB3DARB_OPCODE to the
crServerDispatchVertexAttrib3dARB function, (9)
CR_VERTEXATTRIB3FARB_OPCODE to the crServerDispatchVertexAttrib3fARB
function, (10) CR_VERTEXATTRIB3SARB_OPCODE to the
crServerDispatchVertexAttrib3sARB function, (11)
CR_VERTEXATTRIB4DARB_OPCODE to the crServerDispatchVertexAttrib4dARB
function, (12) CR_VERTEXATTRIB4FARB_OPCODE to the
crServerDispatchVertexAttrib4fARB function, and (13)
CR_VERTEXATTRIB4SARB_OPCODE to the crServerDispatchVertexAttrib4sARB
function.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-4490
Title: Gitlab-shell Code Execution
Vendor: gitlab.com
Description: The SSH key upload feature (lib/gitlab_keys.rb) in
gitlab-shell before 1.7.3, as used in GitLab 5.0 before 5.4.1 and 6.x
before 6.2.3, allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary
commands via shell metacharacters in the public key.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

ID: CVE-2014-3120
Title: ElasticSearch Dynamic Script Arbitrary Code Execution
Vulnerability
Vendor: Elasticsearch
Description: The default configuration in Elasticsearch before 1.2
enables dynamic scripting, which allows remote attackers to execute
arbitrary MVEL expressions and Java code via the source parameter to
_search.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

ID: CVE-2014-2969
Title: Netgear GS105PE Prosafe Plus Switch Contains Hard-Coded Login
Credentials
Vendor: Netgear
Description: NETGEAR GS108PE Prosafe Plus switches with firmware 1.2.0.5
have a hardcoded password of debugpassword for the ntgruser account,
which allows remote attackers to upload firmware or read or modify
memory contents, and consequently execute arbitrary code, via a request
to (1) produce_burn.cgi, (2) register_debug.cgi, or (3)
bootcode_update.cgi.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.3 (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2012-1876
Title: Microsoft Internet Explorer Col Element Memory Corruption
Vulnerability
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 9, and 10 Consumer
Preview, does not properly handle objects in memory, which allows remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code by attempting to access a
nonexistent object, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, aka “Col
Element Remote Code Execution Vulnerability,” as demonstrated by VUPEN
during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2012.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2014-0160
Title: OpenSSL TLS Heartbeat Extension Buffer Oveflow Information
Disclosure Vulnerability (Heartbleed)
Vendor: OpenSSL Project
Description: The (1) TLS and (2) DTLS implementations in OpenSSL 1.0.1
before 1.0.1g do not properly handle Heartbeart Extension packets, which
allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process
memory via crafted packets that trigger a buffer over-read, as
demonstrated by reading private keys, related to d1_both.c and t1_lib.c.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)


MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 8/20/2014 - 8/26/2014 COMPILED BY TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP

SHA 256: 36D5648A8B29C789F9065D4363E5ACD8A7C55A665900BB2CE469F4FC452984A3
MD5: 98c251c9bcfc40f2901da987aa223e19
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/36D5648A8B29C789F9065D4363E5ACD8A7C55A665900BB2CE469F4FC452984A3/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: DTUpdate1901.exe
Claimed Product: Search Results
Detection Name: W32.Trojan.17hb.dk

SHA 256: 74C0D066617139032F1D9707BCE69ED38BE3A5D730C760887EB9795255ADEE70
MD5: e206f8289eb2b9b997ac397b82b0fa20
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/74C0D066617139032F1D9707BCE69ED38BE3A5D730C760887EB9795255ADEE70/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: response.exe
Claimed Product: Creative Island Media UpdaterResponse
Detection Name: W32.74C0D06661-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: 97667487392ACA1D94C0043FB725FE31855D5B65B1BDEBE58E0AC7E147D05BE4
MD5: 466af3fbfdd028b3d90238425c367b7e
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/97667487392ACA1D94C0043FB725FE31855D5B65B1BDEBE58E0AC7E147D05BE4/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: t8SrchMn.exe
Claimed Product: Mindspark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor
Detection Name: W32.MindsparkA.17hd.1201

SHA 256: CB7E3EB9B210E576386142A26DC773282D137B5B489EB755443EF21A1D84DAC8
MD5: 75fefcc0019f9607e6ee395269307f32
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/CB7E3EB9B210E576386142A26DC773282D137B5B489EB755443EF21A1D84DAC8/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: DealKeeper.PurBrowse.exe
Claimed Product: Deal Keeper
Detection Name: W32.MPlug:AdwareBVO.17jx.1201

SHA 256: DE79E5A4356CA0EFA56B69E6EDE21DD8E12FC16E2196B7B7366A0D76C65D3ED5
MD5: 11fcb6824b912480af7d54a8547dfcb8
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/DE79E5A4356CA0EFA56B69E6EDE21DD8E12FC16E2196B7B7366A0D76C65D3ED5/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: wajam_update.exe
Claimed Product: Wajam Internet Technologies Inc
Detection Name: W32.Application.17ju.1201


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