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@RISK Newsletter for August 20, 2015 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. 15, Num. 33

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 2015-08-11 - 2015-08-18


TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Microsoft Releases Emergency Out of Band

Patch for Internet Explorer


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

Title: Microsoft Releases Emergency Out of Band Patch for Internet Explorer
Description: Microsoft has released an emergency out of band security
bulletin for all supported versions of Internet Explorer. MS15-093
addresses CVE-2015-2502, which is a memory corruption vulnerability that
could result in remote code execution if a user views a specifically
crafted web page. Microsoft currently indicates that this vulnerability
is a zero-day and is currently being exploited in the wild.
Reference: https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/MS15-093
Snort SID: 35536-35537

Title: Apple Releases Security Updates for iOS, OS X, OS X Server, and
Safari
Description: Apple has release security updates for iOS, OS X, OS X
Server, and Safari. Among the various flaws that were patched, the
publically disclosed DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE privilege escalation
vulnerability was addressed. Additional flaws in components such as
AppleGraphicsControl, Bluetooth, FontParser, Quicktime, and any many
others also patched. Note that the Thunderstrike 2 firmware attack was
not address in these updates.
Reference: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201222
Snort SID: 12746, 35560-35568

Title: “Stagefright” Vulnerability in Android Still Present Despite
Patch
Description: Researchers at Exodus Intelligence have released an
advisory for the Android operating system, disclosing that the original
patch for CVE-2015-3824 (aka “Stagefright”) is flawed and does not not
address the vulnerability completely. Exodus notes that their attempts
to contact Google to address the issue initially went unanswered,
resulting in their choice to fully disclose the vulnerability.
Reference: https://blog.exodusintel.com/2015/08/13/stagefright-mission-accomplished/


INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

One font vulnerability to rule them all #3: Windows 8.1 32-bit sandbox
escape exploitation
http://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2015/08/one-font-vulnerability-to-rule-them-all_13.html

MediaServer Takes Another Hit with Latest Android Vulnerability
http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/mediaserver-takes-another-hit-with-latest-android-vulnerability/

Potao Express samples
http://contagiodump.blogspot.com/2015/08/potao-express-samples.html

Lenovo Hit With Criticism Over Second Rootkit-Like Utility
https://threatpost.com/lenovo-hit-with-criticism-over-second-rootkit-like-utility/114261

OpenSSH 7.0 Released
http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-7.0


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-2014-6332
Title: Microsoft Windows OLE Automation Array Memory Corruption Code
Execution Vulnerability (MS14-064)
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: OleAut32.dll in OLE in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2,
Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2 and R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1,
Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 Gold and R2, and Windows RT
Gold and 8.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a
crafted web site, as demonstrated by an array-redimensioning attempt
that triggers improper handling of a size value in the SafeArrayDimen
function, aka “Windows OLE Automation Array Remote Code Execution
Vulnerability.”
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-5122
Title: Adobe Flash Player Use-after-Free Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Adobe
Description: A use-after-free vulnerability has been identified in Adobe
Flash Player. The error occurs in the opaqueBackground property 7 setter
of the flash.display.DisplayObject class.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-5119
Title: Adobe Flash ActionScript 3 ByteArray Use-After-Free Vulnerability
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Use-after-free vulnerability in the ByteArray class in the
ActionScript 3 (AS3) implementation in Adobe Flash Player 13.x through
13.0.0.296 and 14.x through 18.0.0.194 on Windows and OS X and 11.x
through 11.2.202.468 on Linux allows remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via
crafted Flash content that overrides a ValueOf function, as exploited
in the wild in July 2015.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-3090
Title: Adobe Flash Player ShaderJob Buffer Overflow
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Adobe Flash Player before 13.0.0.289 and 14.x through 17.x
before 17.0.0.188 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.460 on Linux,
Adobe AIR before 17.0.0.172, Adobe AIR SDK before 17.0.0.172, and Adobe
AIR SDK & Compiler before 17.0.0.172 allow attackers to execute
arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via
unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-3078,
CVE-2015-3089, and CVE-2015-3093.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-3113
Title: Adobe Flash Player Buffer Overflow (APSB15-14)
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Heap-based buffer overflow in Adobe Flash Player before
13.0.0.296 and 14.x through 18.x before 18.0.0.194 on Windows and OS X
and before 11.2.202.468 on Linux allows remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in June
2015.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-1701
Title: Microsoft Windows Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: Win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows
Server 2003 SP2, Vista SP2, and Server 2008 SP2 allows local users to
gain privileges via a crafted application, as exploited in the wild in
April 2015, aka “Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability.”
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 2015-08-11 - 2015-08-18 COMPILED BY TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP

SHA 256: 4F40A54A972991F23A9EA95485BF53C1B54671E7643C322F00508CF93DB7652C
MD5: af846734eff01cb1131bfdef622bbdeb
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/4F40A54A972991F23A9EA95485BF53C1B54671E7643C322F00508CF93DB7652C/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: inf_pu_toolkit.swf
Claimed Product: Infinity Popup Toolkit
Detection Name: SWF.INF.PU.TOOLKIT.tht.VRT

SHA 256: EE3D776A5DA74C00FAD15A1B50E42C091CEC6A9A89C13428F9277C6007D4007F
MD5: a3730e445244791b37af42763603d87f
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/EE3D776A5DA74C00FAD15A1B50E42C091CEC6A9A89C13428F9277C6007D4007F/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: iKernel.dll
Claimed Product: InstallShield
Detection Name: W32.Generic.18hv.dk

SHA 256: FCCCC35FD8FFE750AC569D40584C3F025552EBC67947134B6B6997B1D08B9619
MD5: 57d3ecce0e33101d051d00b7f0e9d439
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/FCCCC35FD8FFE750AC569D40584C3F025552EBC67947134B6B6997B1D08B9619/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: 63319_updater.exe
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.FCCCC35FD8-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: 55F173FB7CE33654D379663215DE48BD2F13CA4A607CBE4D90962DE33A4972E6
MD5: f86280b1bccf1069d66529f752b9d430
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/55F173FB7CE33654D379663215DE48BD2F13CA4A607CBE4D90962DE33A4972E6/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: Runner.exe
Claimed Product: Search Protect
Detection Name: W32.SearchProtect:GenMaliciousAIBH.18hg.1201

SHA 256: 7314C47AA633946386D6D3CD7AC292974B5D457E14B053FA0EBC218D555C34F4
MD5: 9f6c52eec607111136cd222b02bf0530
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/7314C47AA633946386D6D3CD7AC292974B5D457E14B053FA0EBC218D555C34F4/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: DoiSScountExtensi.exe
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.Variant:VOPackage.18gr.1201


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