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@RISK Newsletter for December 10, 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. 49

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 2015-12-01 - 2015-12-08


TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Microsoft Releases Monthly Set of Patches

for December 2015


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

Title: Microsoft Releases Monthly Set of Patches for December 2015
Description: Microsoft has released their monthly set of security
bulletins with month’s release containing 12 bulletins addressing 71
vulnerabilities. Eight bulletins are rated “Critical” target Graphics
Component, Edge, Internet Explorer, Office, Silverlight, Uniscribe, and
VBScript. The other four bulletins are rated “Important” and target
Kernel Mode Drivers, Media Center, Windows, and Windows PGM.
Reference: https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-dec
Snort SID: 36917, 36988, 35149-35150, 36673-36674, 36918-36953,
36956-36977, 36980-36987, 36989-37004, 37009-37013

Title: Adobe Releases Security Bulletin For Flash Player Addressing 77
Vulnerabilities
Description: Adobe has releases a massive security bulletin for Flash
Player containing fixes for 77 vulnerabilities. Various types of
vulnerabilities that could lead to remote code execution were fixed such
as use-after-free, buffer overflow, integer overflow, and type confusion
vulnerabilities. Flash Player versions 11.2.202.548 for Linux,
18.0.0.261 ESR, and 19.0.0.241 have been identified as vulnerable. Users
are advised to patch as soon a possible to reduce the risk of
compromise.
Reference: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-32.html
Snort SID: Detection pending release of vulnerability information

Title: Apple Releases Patches for OS X, iOS, and other products
Description: Apple has released security updates for a large number of
currently supported products such as Mac OS X, iOS, Safari, and Xcode.
Over 50 vulnerabilities were addressed by these bulletins. A large
number of the vulnerabilities that were patched in the OS X advisory
could lead to arbitrary code execution or privilege escalation attacks,
such as in CoreMedia Playback and in libarchive.
Reference: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201222
Snort SID: Detection pending release of vulnerability information


INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

Microsoft assists law enforcement to help disrupt Dorkbot botnets
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/mmpc/2015/12/02/microsoft-assists-law-enforcement-to-help-disrupt-dorkbot-botnets/

Let’s Encrypts is now entering public beta
https://letsencrypt.org/2015/12/03/entering-public-beta.html

I See Your True ECHO_REQUEST Patterns (Pinging Data Away)
http://blog.safebreach.com/2015/12/02/i-see-your-true-echo_request-patterns-pinging-data-away/

hashcat and oclHashcat have gone open source
https://hashcat.net/forum/thread-4880.html

Epic failure of Phone House & Dutch telecom providers to protect
personal data: How I could access 12+ million records #phonehousegate
http://sijmen.ruwhof.net/weblog/608-personal-data-of-dutch-telecom-providers-extremely-poorly-protected-how-i-could-access-12-million-records

MMD-0045-2015 - KDefend: a new ELF threat with a disclaimer
http://blog.malwaremustdie.org/2015/12/mmd-0045-2015-kdefend-new-elf-threat.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-2014-4114
Title: Microsoft Windows OLE - Remote Code Execution “Sandworm” Exploit
(MS14-060)
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: Microsoft 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 allow remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code via a crafted OLE object in an Office document, as
exploited in the wild with a “Sandworm” attack in June through October
2014, aka “Windows OLE Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.”
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-3628
Title: F5 Multiple Products iCall Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Vendor: F5 Networks
Description: Multiple F5 Networks Inc. products could allow attackers
to gain escalated privileges on the targeted host due to a vulnerability
in the iCall SOAP Interface.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.1 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/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)


MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 2015-12-01 - 2015-12-08 COMPILED BY TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP

SHA 256: 47155456520DF69CA740B541C4791AF489ADF9A695AD7C9B5CD850EF745B7067
MD5: 322d75bc7d998ab181101ef2d076870c
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/47155456520DF69CA740B541C4791AF489ADF9A695AD7C9B5CD850EF745B7067/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: emailreceipt_20150130R2155644709.xls
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.4715545652-95.SBX.TG

SHA 256: 289791A491A5B13674291A627C34664DB21F7F66268CF5841176EAA1D2A5C096
MD5: 48fb5053c9a405e8de03bd7166ec3763
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/289791A491A5B13674291A627C34664DB21F7F66268CF5841176EAA1D2A5C096/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: emailreceipt_20150130R2155644709.xls
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.289791A491-95.SBX.TG

SHA 256: 7D3CDE6C92562A2EF510957F57B6F89DEEE72C09E4A67781878E61DACE42351C
MD5: 4adb52397a7db4612aa5f36155688a2f
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/7D3CDE6C92562A2EF510957F57B6F89DEEE72C09E4A67781878E61DACE42351C/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: emailreceipt_20150130R2155644709.xls
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.7D3CDE6C92-95.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.18lf.1201

SHA 256: 4B85FC862283FA66ACABE7423E8C581CA3805D30C38FE6F2F4126F9AEAEA7C7F
MD5: 022f3544841058c3b3e8126d21d49a60
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/4B85FC862283FA66ACABE7423E8C581CA3805D30C38FE6F2F4126F9AEAEA7C7F/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: BrowserInfo.exe
Claimed Product: Browser Info
Detection Name: W32.4B85FC8622-100.SBX.VIOC


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