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@RISK Newsletter for March 17, 2016 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. 16, Num. 11

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 2016-03-08 - 2016-03-15


TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Adobe Patches Multiple Critical Flash

Vulnerabilities


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

Title: Adobe patches Multiple Security Flaws in Flash
Description: Adobe has released a security advisory, addressing multiple
flaws in Flash Player affecting Windows, OS X, and Linux. Among the 23
flaws in the advisory are several overflow and use after free
vulnerabilities some of which are being actively exploited in the wild.
Reference: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb16-08.html#table
Snort SID: 38165-38170, 38173-38200, 38203-38204, 38213-38216,
38219-38222, 38225-38227, 38238-38241

Title: Memory Corruption Vulnerability in “libotr”
Description: A vulnerability has been identified in libotr that could
allow an attacker to leverage an overflow to execute arbitrary code.
LibOTR (Off-The-Record) is a cryptographic protocol used in well-known
instant messaging clients such as Pidgin, ChatSecure, and Adium among
others.
Reference: https://www.x41-dsec.de/lab/advisories/x41-2016-001-libotr/


INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

Big-name sites hit by rash of malicious ads spreading crypto ransomware
http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/03/big-name-sites-hit-by-rash-of-malicious-ads-spreading-crypto-ransomware/

How a hacker’s typo helped stop a billion dollar bank heist
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-fed-bangladesh-typo-insight-idUSKCN0WC0TC

FBI Warns About Ransomware Attacks Infecting Whole Networks
http://motherboard.vice.com/read/fbi-warns-about-ransomware-attacks-infecting-whole-networks

Typosquatters Target Mac Users With New ‘.om’ Domain Scam
https://threatpost.com/typosquatters-target-apple-mac-users-with-new-om-domain-scam/116768


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-2016-1010
Title: Adobe Flash Player Integer Overflow Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Integer overflow in Adobe Flash Player before 18.0.0.333
and 19.x through 21.x before 21.0.0.182 on Windows and OS X and before
11.2.202.577 on Linux, Adobe AIR before 21.0.0.176, Adobe AIR SDK before
21.0.0.176, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before 21.0.0.176 allows
attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, a different
vulnerability than CVE-2016-0963 and CVE-2016-0993.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-1524
Title: NETGEAR Network Management System 300 Arbitrary File Upload
Vulnerability
Vendor: Netgear
Description: Multiple unrestricted file upload vulnerabilities in
NETGEAR Management System NMS300 1.5.0.11 and earlier allow remote
attackers to execute arbitrary Java code by using (1) fileUpload.do or
(2) lib-1.0/external/flash/fileUpload.do to upload a JSP file, and then
accessing it via a direct request for a /null URI.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-1909
Title: SSH Backdoor for FortiGate OS Version 4.x up to 5.0.7
Vendor: Fortinet
Description: FortiOS 4.x before 4.3.17 and 5.0.x before 5.0.8 has a
hardcoded passphrase for the Fortimanager_Access account, which allows
remote attackers to obtain administrative access via an SSH session.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-8651
Title: Adobe Flash Player Unspecified Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Integer overflow in Adobe Flash Player before 18.0.0.324
and 19.x and 20.x before 20.0.0.267 on Windows and OS X and before
11.2.202.559 on Linux, Adobe AIR before 20.0.0.233, Adobe AIR SDK before
20.0.0.233, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before 20.0.0.233 allows
attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-7755
Title: Juniper ScreenOS Multiple Security Issues
Vendor: Juniper
Description: Juniper ScreenOS 6.2.0r15 through 6.2.0r18, 6.3.0r12 before
6.3.0r12b, 6.3.0r13 before 6.3.0r13b, 6.3.0r14 before 6.3.0r14b,
6.3.0r15 before 6.3.0r15b, 6.3.0r16 before 6.3.0r16b, 6.3.0r17 before
6.3.0r17b, 6.3.0r18 before 6.3.0r18b, 6.3.0r19 before 6.3.0r19b, and
6.3.0r20 before 6.3.0r21 allows remote attackers to obtain
administrative access by entering an unspecified password during a (1)
SSH or (2) TELNET session.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-6132
Title: Microsoft Windows Library Loading Input Validation Remote Code
Execution Vulnerability
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, Windows RT Gold and 8.1, and Windows 10 Gold and 1511 mishandle
library loading, which allows local users to gain privileges via a
crafted application, aka “Windows Library Loading Remote Code Execution
Vulnerability.”
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (AV:L/AC:L/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)


MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 2016-03-08 - 2016-03-15 COMPILED BY TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP

SHA 256: EB702958BC9A7403CCE493D724F84DAD052D4E460C4C5F9350B97FEA82E8CF6E
MD5: 8dd7dfc4a6883a535141fe31ebf1824c
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/eb702958bc9a7403cce493d724f84dad052d4e460c4c5f9350b97fea82e8cf6e/analysis/
Typical Filename: Hao123SysPop_weather.exe.zip
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.Auto.eb7029.182363.in01

SHA 256: 55F173FB7CE33654D379663215DE48BD2F13CA4A607CBE4D90962DE33A4972E6
MD5: 1caf9472c70fb3567b85e1977a393720
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/55F173FB7CE33654D379663215DE48BD2F13CA4A607CBE4D90962DE33A4972E6/analysis/
Typical Filename: Runner.exe
Claimed Product: Search Protect
Detection Name: W32.SearchProtect:AdwareCXX.19eg.1201

SHA 256: EE3D776A5DA74C00FAD15A1B50E42C091CEC6A9A89C13428F9277C6007D4007F
MD5: a3730e445244791b37af42763603d87f
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/EE3D776A5DA74C00FAD15A1B50E42C091CEC6A9A89C13428F9277C6007D4007F/analysis/
Typical Filename: | iKernel.dll
Claimed Product: InstallShield
Detection Name: W32.Generic.19cn.1201

SHA 256: 364FF77FAA5C5739C68FDF64C13D5CFA046B8877CC211B1477ADDA24D731BF9B
MD5: 33df4152029075c94113bd60abaf27e3
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/364FF77FAA5C5739C68FDF64C13D5CFA046B8877CC211B1477ADDA24D731BF9B/analysis/
Typical Filename: DatabaseDownload.exe
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.364FF77FAA-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: A4F2563A66935E1507F7F3E95A62E53668B6E1FD4230CED1860417F6D3DA4521
MD5: 8205af9629869a4eed45f655572d086a
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/A4F2563A66935E1507F7F3E95A62E53668B6E1FD4230CED1860417F6D3DA4521/analysis/
Typical Filename: t8SkPlay.exe
Claimed Product: Mindspark Toolbar Platform for Internet Explorer
Detection Name: W32.Adware:MindsparkA.19eb.1201


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