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@RISK provides a reliable weekly summary of (1) newly discovered attack vectors, (2) vulnerabilities with active new exploits, (3) insightful explanations of how recent attacks worked, and other valuable data

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July 28, 2016
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@RISK: The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert

Vol. 16, Num. 30

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 http://www.sans.org/newsletters/at-risk

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CONTENTS:

NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES
INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY
VULNERABILITIES FOR WHICH EXPLOITS ARE AVAILABLE
MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 2016-07-19 - 2016-07-26
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TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Oracle Releases Quarterly Security Update Advisories for Various Products, Include Oracle Database and Java

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

Title: Oracle Releases Quarterly Security Update Advisories for Various Products, Include Oracle Database and Java
Description: Oracle has released its quarterly set of security advisories as part of the its Critical Patch Update process. This quarter's bulletin contains 276 security fixes for Oracle Database, Java, MySQL, VirtualBox, and more. For Java, 13 vulnerabilities were addressed with 4 severe flaws being potentially exploitable in a remote manner. Other major flaws that were patched affect Oracle Communications Applications, Fusion Middleware, Health Sciences, Retail Applications, Sun Systems Products Suite, Supply Chain Products and Virtualization.
Reference:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2016-2881720.html
Snort SID: Detection pending release of vulnerability information

Title: SAP Patches Various Vulnerabilities
Description: SAP has released patches to address 15 different security vulnerabilities that have been identified by Onapsis in HANA, the database management system. The identified flaws affect HANA and its internal communication channels. Two of the vulnerabilities that have been publicly discussed could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to "to gain knowledge of the different database users" on the system while the other vulnerability could "allow an attacker to gain access to the SAP HANA Platform" via the SYSTEM account.
Reference:
https://www.onapsis.com/blog/onapsis-publishes-15-advisories-sap-hana-and-building-components
Snort SID: Detection pending release of vulnerability information

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INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

U.S. NIST considers deprecating SMS-based 2-factor authentication in near future
https://techcrunch.com/2016/07/25/nist-declares-the-age-of-sms-based-2-factor-authentication-over/

Mozilla to Block Certain Flash Content in August, Require Click-to-play in 2017
https://blog.mozilla.org/futurereleases/2016/07/20/reducing-adobe-flash-usage-in-firefox/

Bypassing UAC on Windows 10 Using Disk Cleanup
https://enigma0x3.net/2016/07/22/bypassing-uac-on-windows-10-using-disk-cleanup/

How we broke PHP, hacked Pornhub and earned $20,000
https://www.evonide.com/how-we-broke-php-hacked-pornhub-and-earned-20000-dollar/

Courier Scammers Intercept Text Messages, Leave Traces on Google Play
http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/courier-scammers-intercept-text-messages-leave-traces-google-play/

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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)

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MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 2016-07-19 - 2016-07-26:
COMPILED BY TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP

SHA 256: 7EAD8CC6225DC4B9DAA1F4EB2A05F10943C120DF5F072F72C5591832AEADF33A
MD5: 49b2e542a7ed7c44a2c4f84b5008df72
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/7EAD8CC6225DC4B9DAA1F4EB2A05F10943C120DF5F072F72C5591832AEADF33A/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: shopathomehelper.exe
Claimed Product: ShopAtHome.com Browser App
Detection Name: W32.7EAD8CC622-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: 17DBF3AC448AE1098454FCE9D52F1BB294710642ADACFBABB19911E78FE2E495
MD5: 339f02063c8e27bfc3cfac8b522ff033
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/17DBF3AC448AE1098454FCE9D52F1BB294710642ADACFBABB19911E78FE2E495/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: shopathomewatcher.exe
Claimed Product: ShopAtHome.com Browser App
Detection Name: W32.Adware.19iu.1201

SHA 256: F9B8F7F285F811EE720CCE7BCCD98A421A26FB90DD7B022118D4B4E1F340036B
MD5: 0612402ad98c8c31cd6f2b914a419039
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/F9B8F7F285F811EE720CCE7BCCD98A421A26FB90DD7B022118D4B4E1F340036B/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: icqolp.exe
Claimed Product: (none)
Detection Name: W32.Malware:Pramro.19di.1201

SHA 256: 6F6F7B10AA9BA70F3D4A1B4F75136F3351293DE78B29FE175B971EF127B1E07C
MD5: c1480b553be76792084adf1d7dae8e15
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/6F6F7B10AA9BA70F3D4A1B4F75136F3351293DE78B29FE175B971EF127B1E07C/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: seupgrade1613.exe
Claimed Product: (none)
Detection Name: W32.6F6F7B10AA-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: 8897F94710F3CA65AF0E52F6E2B76E6319DD5FB0DD6AD0968F8ACC0D25EE783A
MD5: cc9e1075db0645f1032f8c4b4412deba
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/8897F94710F3CA65AF0E52F6E2B76E6319DD5FB0DD6AD0968F8ACC0D25EE783A/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: kvfmt.exe
Claimed Product:
Detection Name: W32.Crypt:Rootkitgen.19hf.1201

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