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March 27, 2013

@RISK: The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert

Vol. 13, Num. 13

Providing a reliable, weekly summary of newly discovered attack vectors, vulnerabilities with active exploits, and explanations of how recent attacks worked.



MOST POPULAR MALWARE FILES 3/19/2013 - 3/27/2013

TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: CA cross-site scripting vulnerability was discovered in the popular Wordpress Wp-Banners-Lite plugin. Given the popularity of using compromised WordPress installations to host malicious content, and the hundreds of thousands of vulnerable sites seen via Google queries at the time of publication, this vulnerability is likely to be used widely by nefarious actors looking to cover their tracks.

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Title: Wordpress Wp-Banners-Lite plugin cross-site scripting
Description: A trivially exploitable cross-site scripting vulnerability was discovered this week in the popular Wordpress Wp-Banners-Lite plugin, with details released on the Full-Disclosure mailing list. Administrators of vulnerable systems are urged to patch immediately; however, given the huge numbers of neglected, vulnerable WordPress installations in the wild, and their popularity as launching points for other attacks, system administrators should be more concerned about compromised sites being used to attack their users. In particularly restrictive environments, administrators should consider blocking all WordPress hosted sites.
Snort SID: 26263 ClamAV: N/A

Title: MongoDB command injection vulnerability
Description: A fully functional exploit for a newly discovered MongoDB command injection vulnerability was released this week. The issue - which stems from improper filtering of the "nativeHelper.apply" method originally created by SpiderMonkey, and imported by MongoDB. No patch is currently available; system administrators are urged to filter the command wherever possible.
Snort SID: 26262 ClamAV: N/A

Title: Massive DDoS against Spamhaus reaches 300Gbps
Description: Following a dispute between Dutch hosting provider Cyberbunker and anti-spam group Spamhous, the latter suffered what initially began as a relatively small - 10 Gbps - DDoS, which escalated over the course of last week to a 300Gbps flood. Anti-DDoS provider CloudFlare noted that the attackers - who have not been conclusively linked to Cyberbunker - were able to generate such huge volumes of traffic by using open DNS resolvers, which can respond to small, spoofed requests with massive floods of data. As a result of this attack - one of the largest ever on the Internet to date - a new project has been announced to locate and fix all of the approximately 27 million such systems on the Internet today.
Snort SID: Rate-based preprocessor
ClamAV: N/A


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To understand the command line...


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-2012-4711
Title: KingView Log File Parsing Buffer Overflow
Vendor: WellinTech
Description: Buffer overflow in kingMess.exe 65.20.2003.10300 in WellinTech KingView 6.52, kingMess.exe 65.20.2003.10400 in KingView 6.53, and kingMess.exe 65.50.2011.18049 in KingView 6.55 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted packet.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2012-3001
Title: Mutiny Remote Command Execution
Vendor: Mutiny Technology
Description: Mutiny Standard before 4.5-1.12 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via the network-interface menu, related to a "command injection vulnerability."
CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.5 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2012-5201
Title: HP Intelligent Management Center Arbitrary File Upload
Vendor: Hewlett Packard
Description: An unspecified vulnerability has been identified in Intelligent Management Center (IMC). The error occurs with "mibFileUpload," which accepts unauthenticated uploads and improperly handles ZIP contents in an insecure manner.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-0108
Title: Honeywell HSC Remote Deployer ActiveX Remote Code Execution
Vendor: Honeywell
Description: An ActiveX control in HscRemoteDeploy.dll in Honeywell Enterprise Buildings Integrator (EBI) R310, R400.2, R410.1, and R410.2; SymmetrE R310, R410.1, and R410.2; ComfortPoint Open Manager (aka CPO-M) Station R100; and HMIWeb Browser client packages allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

ID: CVE-2013-1288
Title: Microsoft Internet Explorer CTreeNode Use After Free Vulnerability (MS13-021)
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site, aka "CTreeNode Use After Free Vulnerability."
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-1493
Title: Oracle Java SE JVM 2D Subcomponent Remote Code Execution
Vulnerability (Oracle Security Alert for CVE-2013-1493)
Vendor: Oracle
Description: The color management (CMM) functionality in the 2D component in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 15 and earlier, 6 Update 41 and earlier, and 5.0 Update 40 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (crash) via an image with crafted raster parameters, which triggers (1) an out-of-bounds read or (2) memory corruption in the JVM, as exploited in the wild in February 2013.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

MOST POPULAR MALWARE FILES 3/19/2013 - 3/27/2013:

SHA 256: 9ade68f592217900f364742f553b1b177ea2cce8d365e00560230db49e386fcf
MD5: 765197626e862524cd850a49baec7031
Typical Filename: jf_cf_frostovip.exe
Claimed Product: JF_CF_MiniZM
Claimed Publisher:

SHA 256: 636fec0f9f19f56f082ad5558aed5e6c323fb44e573e0f94d0d1a1eb3cea7041
MD5: 07fd6e250058a78bcf4d9fa65dee03ab
Typical Filename: jf_1hitcf.exe
Claimed Product: JF_CF_MiniZM
Claimed Publisher:

SHA 256: bcc6188203e7b42073209f9356aa15598f61151217eb25dbd869db0e5b99b0c9
MD5: efac97460bd2e8fad7f5118bc4020fdc
Typical Filename: D3D Damag CF v11.8.exe
Claimed Product: -
Claimed Publisher: -

SHA 256: fe1e4987cd97c1198da240aa490e94c4def8db61b95815d1379220fd7bed603a
MD5: 595f95f3b1f54d51a179d60804184ceb
Typical Filename: jf_1hitcf.exe
Claimed Product: -
Claimed Publisher:

SHA 256: a316c76591ec14102164ef345cd2bd61a8a455724cfcd1591b1fe1d50543ad25
MD5: 7a402a1cf3be24a2eb97e79973df91e7

Typical Filename: 9DF.exe
Claimed Product: -
Claimed Publisher: -


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