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@RISK Newsletter for July 07, 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. 27

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 6/08/2016 - 7/5/2016


TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Android’s full disk encryption can be brute-forced on devices with Qualcomm chips


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

Title: Android’s full disk encryption can be brute-forced on devices with Qualcomm chips
Description: Researchers were able to leverage several vulnerabilities in Qualcomm chips found in Android devices to extract the device encryption key allowing for offline brute force attacks.
Reference: http://www.pcworld.com/article/3091091/security/android-full-disk-encryption-can-be-brute-forced-on-qualcomm-based-devices.html

Title: Foxit Patches 12 Vulnerabilities in PDF Reader
Description: Foxit has released an update to address 12 vulnerabilities in its PDF reader software including several remote code execution bugs.
Reference: https://threatpost.com/foxit-patches-12-vulnerabilities-in-pdf-reader/118993/


INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

Locky Variant Zepto Debuts with Big Spam Push
https://threatpost.com/locky-variant-zepto-debuts-with-big-spam-push/119017/

Cerber ransomware targets enterprise via Office 365
http://www.infoworld.com/article/3088703/security/cerber-ransomware-targets-enterprises-via-office-365.html

Conficker Used in New Wave of Hospital IoT Device Attacks
https://threatpost.com/conficker-used-in-new-wave-of-hospital-iot-device-attacks/118985/


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-2016-4171
Title: Adobe Flash Code Execution Vulnerability (APSA16-03)
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Unspecified vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player 21.0.0.242 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors, as exploited in the wild in June 2016.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-0185
Title: Microsoft Windows Media Center Input Validation Remote Code Execution Vulneraiblity (MS16-059)
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: Media Center in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, and Windows 8.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Media Center link (aka .mcl) file, aka “Windows Media Center Remote Code Execution Vulnerability.”
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-4117
Title: Adobe Flash Player Integer Overflow Code Execution Vulnerability (APSA16-02)
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Adobe Flash Player 21.0.0.226 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in May 2016.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-0189
Title: Microsoft Internet Explorer Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: The Microsoft (1) JScript 5.8 and (2) VBScript 5.7 and 5.8 engines, as used in Internet Explorer 9 through 11 and other products, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted web site, aka “Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability,” a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-0187.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-1287
Title: Cisco ASA Software IKEv1 and IKEv2 Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Vendor: Cisco
Description: Buffer overflow in the IKEv1 and IKEv2 implementations in Cisco ASA Software before 8.4(7.30), 8.7 before 8.7(1.18), 9.0 before 9.0(4.38), 9.1 before 9.1(7), 9.2 before 9.2(4.5), 9.3 before 9.3(3.7), 9.4 before 9.4(2.4), and 9.5 before 9.5(2.2) on ASA 5500 devices, ASA 5500-X devices, ASA Services Module for Cisco Catalyst 6500 and Cisco 7600 devices, ASA 1000V devices, Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance (aka ASAv), Firepower 9300 ASA Security Module, and ISA 3000 devices allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (device reload) via crafted UDP packets, aka Bug IDs CSCux29978 and CSCux42019.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-3081
Title: Apache Struts Input Validation Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Apache Structs
Description: Apache Struts 2.x before 2.3.20.2, 2.3.24.x before 2.3.24.2, and 2.3.28.x before 2.3.28.1, when Dynamic Method Invocation is enabled, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via method: prefix, related to chained expressions.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-1019
Title: Adobe Flash Player Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Adobe Flash Player 21.0.0.197 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in April 2016.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 6/08/2016 - 7/5/2016:

COMPILED BY TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP

SHA 256: 4B0438ADDD6586DC7F4A65BFBD4388FA5AAB40F8514F4AA715092B42617AC4A9
MD5: ffb6038e1e949a7a3103ffda1e7243b4
VirusTotal: https://virustotal.com/en/file/4B0438ADDD6586DC7F4A65BFBD4388FA5AAB40F8514F4AA715092B42617AC4A9/analysis/
Typical Filename: SGDownload.exe
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.4B0438ADDD-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: 2B299001405DB2D216DF42F8C63DB385D4BD8F3C7E57E76E0A71266C7080D05C
MD5: a2c56b92308bd7e900d8f41ce5f907fe
VirusTotal: https://virustotal.com/en/file/2B299001405DB2D216DF42F8C63DB385D4BD8F3C7E57E76E0A71266C7080D05C/analysis/
Typical Filename: N/A
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.2B29900140-100.SBX.TG

SHA 256: 7499A8B70325496D8B527DACA7E206FEF40D283C96D7E397259353BA80472B8B
MD5: 0ea9f6dbe606d4393c6186804bbe0b78
VirusTotal: https://virustotal.com/en/file/7499A8B70325496D8B527DACA7E206FEF40D283C96D7E397259353BA80472B8B/analysis/
Typical Filename: N/A
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.7499A8B703-100.SBX.TG

SHA 256: ED6C2A619FD8CDC752F11756BC33314062AE8CABD8A1E5AA3B062D9440E81424
MD5: 81ec45114a4045ad2d9d5bdb67d847e7
VirusTotal: https://virustotal.com/en/file/ED6C2A619FD8CDC752F11756BC33314062AE8CABD8A1E5AA3B062D9440E81424/analysis/
Typical Filename: N/A
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.ED6C2A619F-100.SBX.TG

SHA 256: A992B2F7E569125027EFF8330DC1665C6E1B7C3232DB5DAF3C238706C423D308
MD5: 11cec3f7938f73d84f8db421afdb0a02
VirusTotal: https://virustotal.com/en/file/A992B2F7E569125027EFF8330DC1665C6E1B7C3232DB5DAF3C238706C423D308/analysis/
Typical Filename: N/A
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.A992B2F7E5-100.SBX.TG


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