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@RISK Newsletter for February 20, 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. 7

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 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014


TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Scanning for Symantec Endpoint Manager


NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES SELECTED BY THE SOURCEFIRE VULNERABILITY RESEARCH TEAM

Title: Scanning for Symantec Endpoint Manager
Description: Last week SANS Incident Handlers mentioned a new
vulnerability in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager, and has noticed
a significant uptick in scanning for the related SEPM ports, 8443 and
9090.
Reference:
http://isc.sans.edu/diary/Scanning+for+Symantec+Endpoint+Manager/17657
Snort SID: Coverage is pending

Title: Mysterious ‘Moon’ worm spreads into many Linksys routers ­ and
hunts new victims
Description: A mysterious worm dubbed ‘Moon’ due to images found within
the malware has spread rapidly through many models of Linksys routers,
after being detected by staff at a Wyoming ISP. Its still not clear how
many are infected or if the malware has a purpose beyond simply
spreading.
Reference:
http://www.welivesecurity.com/2014/02/17/mysterious-moon-worm-spreads-into-many-linksys-routers-and-hunts-new-victims/
Snort SID: 29829 through 29831

Title: MSIE 0-day Exploit CVE-2014-0322 - Possibly Targeting French
Aerospace Association
Description: Websense Security Labs ThreatSeeker telemetry has confirmed
the existence of the Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 0-day exploit
CVE-2014-0322 beginning as early as January 20 2014, predating the
previously believed first use by nearly three weeks.
Reference:
http://community.websense.com/blogs/securitylabs/archive/2014/02/13/msie-0-day-exploit-cve-2014-0322-possibly-targeting-french-aerospace-organization.aspx
Snort SID: 29819 and 29820


INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

Fake SSL Certificates Uncovered: The Tip of the Iceberg and Weaponized Trust
http://www.venafi.com/blog/post/fake-ssl-certificates-uncovered-the-tip-of-the-iceberg-and-weaponized-trust

HTTP NTLM Information Disclosure
http://blog.gdssecurity.com/labs/2014/2/12/http-ntlm-information-disclosure.html

Introducing ClamAV community signatures
http://blog.clamav.net/2014/02/introducing-clamav-community-signatures.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: CVE-2014-0322
Title: Internet Explorer CMarkup use-after-free vulnerability
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer
10 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors
involving crafted JavaScript code, as exploited in the wild in January
and February 2014.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: N/A
Title: Linksys Multiple Routers tmUnblock.cgi Input Validation Error Vulnerability
Vendor: Linnksys
Description: Remote exploitation of an input validation error
vulnerability in multiple versions of Linksys Inc.’s routers could allow
attackers to execute arbitrary commands on the targeted host. This
vulnerability was reported to be used in the “TheMoon” worm.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2009-3548
Title: Apache Tomcat Manager Application Upload Authenticated Code Execution
Vendor: Apache
Description: The Windows installer for Apache Tomcat 6.0.0 through
6.0.20, 5.5.0 through 5.5.28, and possibly earlier versions uses a blank
default password for the administrative user, which allows remote
attackers to gain privileges.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

ID: CVE-2014-0497
Title: Adobe Flash Player Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability (APSB14-04)
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Remote exploitation of an unspecified vulnerability in
versions 12.0.0.43 and eailer of Adobe Systems Inc.’s Flash Player could
allow attackers to execute arbitrary code on the targeted host.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2012-1823
Title: PHP CGI Query String Parameter Processing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: PHP
Description: sapi/cgi/cgi_main.c in PHP before 5.3.12 and 5.4.x before
5.4.2, when configured as a CGI script (aka php-cgi), does not properly
handle query strings that lack an = (equals sign) character, which
allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by placing
command-line options in the query string, related to lack of skipping a
certain php_getopt for the ‘d’ case.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)


MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 2/11/2014 - 2/18/2014 COMPILED BY SOURCEFIRE

SHA 256: 5345BD811FD2DE495E22C3B4803B35C7E7AC682AC960312967684FB4CEF1DD7C
MD5: 630ad1674149a392a97a7b10945960cd
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/5345BD811FD2DE495E22C3B4803B35C7E7AC682AC960312967684FB4CEF1DD7C/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: spsetup.exe
Claimed Product: Search Protect by Conduit
Detection Name: W32.5345BD811F-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: D446E176BA2141D0E7AE0799335FDD98F94D5E6B41C88083F4A3D3C04805A721
MD5: 494d770a052d8244c24cb77990f02d80
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/D446E176BA2141D0E7AE0799335FDD98F94D5E6B41C88083F4A3D3C04805A721/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: update.exe
Claimed Product: Unknown
Detection Name: W32.GenericKD:Downloader.17dk.1201

SHA 256: 180C6035CA44C270B8E1556A7B2E9FAF442D1B4323EF6D8E93B7E759AF169C96
MD5: 44e5b5dc6a27ea109b8a234e640bb5fd
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/180C6035CA44C270B8E1556A7B2E9FAF442D1B4323EF6D8E93B7E759AF169C96/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: BitGuard.exe
Claimed Product: BitGuard
Detection Name: W32.Generic:BProtector.17c3.1201

SHA 256: D446E176BA2141D0E7AE0799335FDD98F94D5E6B41C88083F4A3D3C04805A721
MD5: 494d770a052d8244c24cb77990f02d80
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/D446E176BA2141D0E7AE0799335FDD98F94D5E6B41C88083F4A3D3C04805A721/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: update.exe
Claimed Product: Unknown
Detection Name: W32.GenericKD:Reputation.17di.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


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