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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

A key purpose of the @RISK is to provide the data that will ensure that the 20 Critical Controls (the US and UK benchmark for effective protection of networked systems) continue to be the most effective defenses for all known attack vectors. But since it is also valuable for security practitioners, SANS is making it available to the 145,000 security practitioners who have completed SANS security training and others at their organizations who hope to stay current with the offensive methods in use.

June 27, 2013
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@RISK: The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert

Vol. 13, Num. 26

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

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CONTENTS:

NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES
USEFUL EXPLANATIONS OF HOW NEW ATTACKS WORK
VULNERABILITIES FOR WHICH EXPLOITS ARE AVAILABLE
MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 6/18/2013 - 6/25/2013
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TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: A massive dump of malware source code hit the Internet this week, with well-known banker trojan Carberp having it source disclosed for the first time ever. The disclosure is likely to spawn a series of derivative pieces of malware, even as it allows security researchers to improve detection for existing strains.

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NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES
SELECTED BY THE SOURCEFIRE VULNERABILITY RESEARCH TEAM

Title: Carberp, other malware sources leaked
Description: For the first time ever, the notorious banker trojan Carberp has had its source code publicly leaked, after it had been on sale in underground forums for as much as $50,000. The dissemination of the source code means that many more variants are likely to begin appearing soon, as the barrier to entry for creating derivatives of the trojan has been substantially lowered. Defensive companies are currently poring through the source, looking for improved ways to detect existing variants of Carberp and other included malware families. Reference:
http://touchmymalware.blogspot.ru/2013/06/carberp-source-code-now-leaked.html
http://www.kernelmode.info/forum/viewtopic.php?p=19792#p19792
http://www.xylibox.com/2013/06/carberp-archive.html
Snort SID: 18098 18099 19368 19369 19370 19041
ClamAV: Win.Trojan.Carberp-*

Title: Microsoft launches bug bounty program, paying up to $100,000 per exploit
Description: In a major policy shift, Microsoft announced its first ever bug bounty program, in which it will pay researchers who discover vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. The program is multi-tiered, with additional cash being given for functional exploits, and $50,000 being available for those who can present mitigations for the bugs they discover.
Reference:
http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2013/06/17/new-bounty-program-details.aspx
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/06/microsoft-bug-bounty-program/
Snort SID: N/A
ClamAV: N/A

Title: Fake BlackBerry Messenger app on Google Play market downloaded 100,000 times
Description: Playing on a public announcement of an official BlackBerry Messenger app to be released June 27, a rogue app appeared this week on the Google Play store, claiming to be this new application and declaring a creator name of "RIM" (despite Resarch in Motion's recent name change to BlackBerry). While the app was quickly pulled by Google, and damage appears at this point in time to have been limited to nonexistent, it highlights how rapidly problems can spread through mobile ecosystems, even in the context of official markets.
Reference:
http://androidcommunity.com/blackberry-messenger-app-fake-tricks-thousands-before-being-pulled-20130624/
Snort SID: N/A
ClamAV: N/A

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USEFUL EXPLANATIONS OF HOW NEW ATTACKS WORK

Malicious ads infect 65 web sites, drop ZeroAccess:
https://threatpost.com/malicious-ads-infect-65-websites-drop-zeroaccess-trojan/

GitHub hacking for fun and...sensitive data search!
http://blog.conviso.com.br/2013/06/github-hacking-for-fun-and-sensitive.html

Post-PC attack site: only interested in smartphones/tablets:
http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002569.html

New boutique iframe crypting service spotted in the wild:
http://blog.webroot.com/2013/06/18/new-boutique-iframe-crypting-service-spotted-in-the-wild/

Metasploit: man in the middle through PPTP tunnel:
http://www.shelliscoming.com/2013/06/metasploit-man-in-middle-through-pptp.html

Malware monetization scheme through parked domains:
http://ddanchev.blogspot.jp/2013/06/bogus-shocking-video-content-at-scribd.html

Remoting Android applications for fun and profit:
http://kaiyou.fr/files/2013/06/main.pdf

Cracking IPMI passwords remotely:
http://fish2.com/ipmi/remote-pw-cracking.html

Cracking iPhone hotspot passwords in 50 seconds:
http://thehackernews.com/2013/06/cracking-iphone-hotspot-passwords-in-50.html

Adobe XFA exploits for all:
http://immunityproducts.blogspot.com/2013/06/adobe-xfa-exploits-for-all-first-part.html

Metasploit forensics: recovering deleted files (NTFS):
http://www.shelliscoming.com/2013/05/metasploit-forensics-recovery-deleted.html

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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-2013-3576
Title: HP System Management Homepage JustGetSNMPQueue Command Injection
Vendor: HP
Description: ginkgosnmp.inc in HP System Management Homepage (SMH) allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the PATH_INFO to smhutil/snmpchp.php.en.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-2551
Title: Microsoft Internet Explorer COALineDashStyleArray Integer
Overflow (MS13-009)
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 10 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site that triggers access to a deleted object, as demonstrated by VUPEN during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2013, aka "Internet Explorer Use After Free Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2013-1308 and CVE-2013-1309.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2012-1533
Title: Java Web Start Double Quote Injection Remote Code Execution
Vendor: Oracle
Description: Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 7 and earlier, and 6 Update 35 and earlier, allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability via unknown vectors related to Deployment.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-1311
Title: Microsoft Internet Explorer textNode Use-After-Free
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site that triggers access to a deleted object, aka "Internet Explorer Use After Free Vulnerability."
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2013-1559
Title: Oracle WebCenter Content CheckOutAndOpen.dll ActiveX Remote Code
Execution
Vendor: Oracle
Description: Unspecified vulnerability in the Oracle WebCenter Content component in Oracle Fusion Middleware 10.1.3.5.1 and 11.1.1.6.0 allows remote authenticated users to affect availability via unknown vectors related to Content Server.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

ID: CVE-2013-2423
Title: Java Applet Reflection Type Confusion Remote Code Execution
Vendor: Oracle
Description: Unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component in Oracle Java SE 7 Update 17 and earlier, and OpenJDK 7, allows remote attackers to affect integrity via unknown vectors related to HotSpot. NOTE: the previous information is from the April 2013 CPU. Oracle has not commented on claims from the original researcher that this vulnerability allows remote attackers to bypass permission checks by the MethodHandles method and modify arbitrary public final fields using reflection and type confusion, as demonstrated using integer and double fields to disable the security manager.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

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MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 6/18/2013 - 6/25/2013
COMPILED BY SOURCEFIRE

SHA 256: B7B28E855B8C6225C605330760FF4DC407EFC83F72F1A04E974A72189D0F1D96
MD5: 573b6cc513e1b7cd9e35b491eacc38f3
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/B7B28E855B8C6225C605330760FF4DC407EFC83F72F1A04E974A72189D0F1D96/analysis/

Typical Filename: 573b6cc513e1b7cd9e35b491eacc38f3
Claimed Product: 573b6cc513e1b7cd9e35b491eacc38f3
Claimed Publisher: 573b6cc513e1b7cd9e35b491eacc38f3

SHA 256: 9267AAD92DEA47A6A8B2F734037239AB3376E47F969F8B97B64192A820B2A86F
MD5: 3ff52cee72b936c56b4fbb9f970ece74
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/9267AAD92DEA47A6A8B2F734037239AB3376E47F969F8B97B64192A820B2A86F/analysis/

Typical Filename: wintdiyx.exe
Claimed Product: wintdiyx.exe
Claimed Publisher: wintdiyx.exe

SHA 256: 0585CDC0293EA6B8C86482608C08C583BF32E12CFA59D143F4A0411D2894C0F3
MD5: b3b9295385f4e74d023181e5a24f4d83
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/0585CDC0293EA6B8C86482608C08C583BF32E12CFA59D143F4A0411D2894C0F3/analysis/

Typical Filename: Keygen.exe
Claimed Product: Keygen.exe
Claimed Publisher: Keygen.exe

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