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@RISK Newsletter for September 25, 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. 38

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 9/17/2014 - 9/23/2014


TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: JQuery.com homepage modified to serve RIG

exploit kit


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

Title: jQuery.com Malware Attack Puts Privileged Enterprise IT Accounts
at Risk
Description: Security reseachers identified a change in the JQuery
homepage (not the popular JavaScript library) that directed visitors to
a malicious domain serving the RIG exploit kit.
Reference:
http://www.riskiq.com/resources/blog/jquerycom-malware-attack-puts-privileged-enterprise-it-accounts-risk
Snort SID: 30934-30936, 31369, 31455

Title: Updates to PHP5.4 and php 5.5 released
Description: PHP released updates to PHP5 - v5.5.17 and 5.4.33,
addressing multiple bugs. All PHP users are encouraged to upgrade.
Reference: http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php


INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

End of an Icon: Microsoft Axes Trustworthy Computing
http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/microsoft-axes-trustworthy/

US Judiciary Committee Approves Trade Secrets Legislation
http://judiciary.house.gov/index.cfm/2014/9/judiciary-committee-approves-trade-secrets-legislation

Leveraging LFI To Get Full Compromise On WordPress Sites
http://blog.spiderlabs.com/2014/09/leveraging-lfi-to-get-full-compromise-on-wordpress-sites.html

Apple OSX/iOS: CoreGraphics Information Disclosure - CVE-2014-4378
(patched in iOS 8 & OSX 10.9.5)
http://blog.binamuse.com/2014/09/coregraphics-information-disclosure.html


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: N/A
Title: F5 BigIP Unauthenticated rsync Vulnerability
Vendor: F5
Description: When configured in a high availability mode, the F5 BigIP
suffers from an unauthenticated rsync access vulnerability that can be
leveraged to upload a malicious SSH key and gain remote root access to
the appliance.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-7331
Title: Microsoft XMLDOM ActiveX Control Multiple Information Disclosure
Vulnerabilities
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: The Microsoft.XMLDOM ActiveX control in Microsoft Windows
8.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to determine the existence of
local pathnames, UNC share pathnames, intranet hostnames, and intranet
IP addresses by examining error codes, as demonstrated by a res:// URL,
and exploited in the wild in February 2014.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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-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 9/17/2014 - 9/23/2014 COMPILED BY TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP

SHA 256: C8E77E0EEEB21DB916E96A328A0805CF69AC16D17F44A83BE020B2A07451A5DC
MD5: c0aa404de9aa66796c6a94d25465fc7d
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/C8E77E0EEEB21DB916E96A328A0805CF69AC16D17F44A83BE020B2A07451A5DC/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: webget.ofsvc.exe.tmp
Claimed Product: Pay-By-Ads all right reserved
Detection Name: W32.Variant:Gen.17km.1201

SHA 256: CD83487F370D00937E79A9638B924A3A2AF7EEC2A3D7A727CCE52DBD65528F79
MD5: 1e4d9fdd0f8ebeab5a63436020549c04
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/CD83487F370D00937E79A9638B924A3A2AF7EEC2A3D7A727CCE52DBD65528F79/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: file-7467793_
Claimed Product: SmarterPower
Detection Name: W32.Mplug.17ko.1201

SHA 256: B4AE1F77C0C43D2AB5843379D4F881959FF3DF46F9D56AFFA562F398C4E701CE
MD5: 015110f7fb455f4f93cd9fff9d8b9c09
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/B4AE1F77C0C43D2AB5843379D4F881959FF3DF46F9D56AFFA562F398C4E701CE/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: DealKeeper.exe
Claimed Product: Deal Keeper
Detection Name: W32.Mplug.17ko.1201

SHA 256: DF83A0D6940600E4C4954F4874FCD4DD73E781E6690C3BF56F51C95285484A3C
MD5: 25aa9bb549ecc7bb6100f8d179452508
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/DF83A0D6940600E4C4954F4874FCD4DD73E781E6690C3BF56F51C95285484A3C/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: wincdgja.exe
Claimed Product: Sality
Detection Name: W32.Sality:StubOfSalityTrj.17co.1201

SHA 256: 98868FC673DD8639D989634B3DD1C7C46496BA5290C80E3AAF5525777475CFF0
MD5: 16c4f693f134c482bd608a784029b22f
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/98868FC673DD8639D989634B3DD1C7C46496BA5290C80E3AAF5525777475CFF0/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: ClearThink.BrowserAdapter.exe
Claimed Product: ClearThink
Detection Name: W32.Mplug.17ko.1201


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