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@RISK Newsletter for October 29, 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. 43

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 2015-10-20 - 2015-10-27


TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Oracle Releases Security Update for Java,

Oracle Database, Solaris, and Other Products


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

Title: Oracle Releases Security Update for Java, Oracle Database,
Solaris, and Other Products
Description: Oracle has released their quarterly bundle of security
updates which address 154 vulnerabilities across 57 different products.
This quarter’s release addresses 7 vulnerabilities in Oracle Database
Server, 1 of which is remotely exploitable without authentication. The
Java security update contains fixes for 25 vulnerabilities addressed.
Other products, such as Peoplesoft and Solaris, also had updates
released.
Reference: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2015-2367953.html
Snort SID: Detection pending release of vulnerability information

Title: NTP Project Releases Security Update for Network Time Protocol
Daemon (ntpd)
Description: The NTP Project has released a security advisory for
Network Time Protocol Daemon (ntpd) to address 13 security
vulnerabilities. According to the NTP Project, the “only
generally-exploitable bug” is CVE-2015-7871, which is an error handling
logic flaw that could force ntpd processes on targeted servers to peer
with time sources of the attacker’s choosing.
Reference: http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Main/SecurityNotice#October_2015_NTP_Security_Vulner
Snort SID: 35831, 36250-36253, 36536

Title: Adobe Releases Critical Security Update for Shockwave Player
Description: Adobe has released a out-of-band security bulletin for
Shockwave Player to address a critical vulnerability. CVE-2015-7649
could “potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected
system.” Shockwave Player versions 12.2.0.162 and older for Windows and
Mac are vulnerable.
Reference: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/shockwave/apsb15-26.html
Snort SID: Detection pending release of vulnerability information

Title: Joomla! Releases Critical Security Update for its Content
Management System
Description: Joomla! has released a critical security update for its
Content Management System. This update addresses 3 vulnerabilities, the
most severe of which is SQL injection vulnerability and affects Joolma!
versions 3.2.0 through 3.4.4. Users are advised to update immediately.
Reference: https://www.joomla.org/announcements/release-news/5634-joomla-3-4-5-released.html
Snort SID: Detection pending


INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

Exploiting Padding Oracle To Gain Encryption Keys
http://blog.gdssecurity.com/labs/2015/10/26/exploiting-padding-oracle-to-gain-encryption-keys.html

Firefox Nightly starts marking login-forms in HTTP as insecure
https://ma.ttias.be/firefox-nightly-starts-marking-login-forms-in-http-as-insecure/

Heaven’s gate and a chameleon code (x86/64)
http://www.hexacorn.com/blog/2015/10/26/heavens-gate-and-a-chameleon-code-x8664/

NSA’s Divorce from ECC Causing Crypto Hand-Wringing
https://threatpost.com/nsas-divorce-from-ecc-causing-crypto-hand-wringing/115150/

Update to Gate.Worm File Infector Hijacks Files
https://blogs.mcafee.com/mcafee-labs/update-to-gate-worm-file-infector-hijacks-files/


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-2015-7007
Title: Apple OS X Input Validation Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Apple
Description: Script Editor in Apple OS X before 10.11.1 allows remote
attackers to bypass an intended user-confirmation requirement for
AppleScript execution via unspecified vectors.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-7645
Title: Adobe Flash Player Code Execution Vulnerability (APSB15-27)
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Adobe Flash Player 18.x through 18.0.0.252 and 19.x through
19.0.0.207 on Windows and OS X and 11.x through 11.2.202.535 on Linux
allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted SWF
file, as exploited in the wild in October 2015.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-2342
Title: VMware vCenter JMX RMI Service Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: VMware
Description: The JMX RMI service in VMware vCenter Server 5.0 before
u3e, 5.1 before u3b, 5.5 before u3, and 6.0 before u1 does not restrict
registration of MBeans, which allows remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code via the RMI protocol.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-2509
Title: Microsoft Windows Media Center MCL Vulnerability (MS15-100)
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: Windows Media Center in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2,
Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 allows user-assisted remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Media Center link
(mcl) file, aka “Windows Media Center RCE Vulnerability.”
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

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-2015-5119
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-2015-3113
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)


MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 2015-10-20 - 2015-10-27 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: 26A92873992B5A674EA953131A4EFFC119DEE0BC74DA8FFA43F4D8DE7DF3C169
MD5: 86a5b6dda0dfcab5317e52f7ffd51aca
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/26A92873992B5A674EA953131A4EFFC119DEE0BC74DA8FFA43F4D8DE7DF3C169/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: supboena_for_defamation.doc
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.26A9287399-100.SBX.TG

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.18jr.1201

SHA 256: 085C0598775F86E525A2E2E6673653627842CA8AAAE6BDE1CD304221801656B9
MD5: fd822078f3e92412634f7aca13d7ad7b
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/085C0598775F86E525A2E2E6673653627842CA8AAAE6BDE1CD304221801656B9/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: My_Resume_13751.doc
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.Auto.085c05.MASH.SR.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: 8BA48D47F3D06CF8DD959C03982E555A08235532C80E36D093B97C9808989534
MD5: bb7b415a4e30aa573fff66c208e57d30
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/8BA48D47F3D06CF8DD959C03982E555A08235532C80E36D093B97C9808989534/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: pdfforgeToolbar.exe
Claimed Product: pdfforge Toolbar v22.1
Detection Name: W32.8BA48D47F3-100.SBX.VIOC


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