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@RISK: The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert
Vol. 14, Num. 15
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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NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES
SELECTED BY THE SOURCEFIRE VULNERABILITY RESEARCH TEAM
Title: Bundled OpenSSL Library Also Makes Apps and Android 4.1.1
Vulnerable to Heartbleed
Description: TrendLabs discovered that Android version 4.1.1 is vulnerable to Heartbleed, because the vulnerable version of OpenSSL is bundled with the OS and some android applications.
SID: 30510-30517, 30520-30525
Title: Hardware Giant LaCie Acknowledges Year-Long Credit Card Breach
Description: Computer hard drive maker LaCie has acknowledged that a hacker break-in at its online store exposed credit card numbers and contact information on customers for the better part of the past year. The disclosure comes almost a month after the breach was first disclosed by KrebsOnSecurity
Title: iSEC Completes TrueCrypt Audit
Description: iSEC Partners kicked off the engagement to audit the following portions of TrueCrypt: the Windows kernel code, the bootloader, the filesystem driver, and the areas around this code. The scope was kept narrowly focused to avoid stretching resources too thin and ensure that the review conducted was thorough and robust.
Global Phishing Survey: Trends and Domain Name Use in 2H2013
ZeusVM and steganography
Running Heartbleed Health Checks May be Illegal
Heartbleed bug exploited to steal taxpayer data
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.
Title: OpenSSL TLS Heartbeat Extension Buffer Oveflow Information
Disclosure Vulnerability (Heartbleed)
Vendor: OpenSSL Project
Description: The (1) TLS and (2) DTLS implementations in OpenSSL 1.0.1 before 1.0.1g do not properly handle Heartbeart Extension packets, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via crafted packets that trigger a buffer over-read, as demonstrated by reading private keys, related to d1_both.c and t1_lib.c.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Title: Sophos Web Protection Appliance Interface Authenticated
Arbitrary Command Execution
Description: The network interface configuration page (netinterface) in Sophos Web Appliance before 3.8.2 allows remote administrators to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the address parameter.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.5 (AV:N/AC:M/AU:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Title: JIRA Issues Collector Directory Traversal
Description: Directory traversal vulnerability in the Issue Collector plugin in Atlassian JIRA before 6.0.4 allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files via unspecified vectors.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Title: Microsoft Word Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Description: Microsoft Word 2003 SP3, 2007 SP3, 2010 SP1 and SP2, 2013, and 2013 RT; Word Viewer; Office Compatibility Pack SP3; Office for Mac 2011; Word Automation Services on SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 and SP2 and 2013; Office Web Apps 2010 SP1 and SP2; and Office Web Apps Server 2013 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via crafted RTF data, as exploited in the wild in March 2014.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Title: Internet Explorer TextRange Use-After-Free Vulnerability (MS14-012)
Description: Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a certain sequence of manipulations of a TextRange element, aka "Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Title: Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.199 Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Description: Double free vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player before 11.7.700.269 and 11.8.x through 12.0.x before 188.8.131.52 on Windows and Mac OS X and before 184.108.40.2061 on Linux, Adobe AIR before 220.127.116.118 on Android, Adobe AIR SDK before 18.104.22.1688, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before 22.214.171.1248 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in February 2014.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
SHA 256: A1A212E0B59ABBB2F520F1D35E68AE00944931A5A0A514947555359CCEF2366F
Typical Filename: wajam_update.exe
Claimed Product: Wajam Internet Technologies Inc
Detection Name: W32.A1A212E0B5-100.SBX.VIOC
SHA 256: 180C6035CA44C270B8E1556A7B2E9FAF442D1B4323EF6D8E93B7E759AF169C96
Typical Filename: BitGuard.exe
Claimed Product: BitGuard BitProtect
Detection Name: W32.Generic:BProtectF.17ex.1201
SHA 256: DF83A0D6940600E4C4954F4874FCD4DD73E781E6690C3BF56F51C95285484A3C
Typical Filename: wincdgja.exe
Claimed Product: Sality
Detection Name: W32.Sality:StubOfSalityTrj.17co.1201
SHA 256: 745614F97750E72A0972C8DFD2B5D738AE4E657214A2F5CC57DDA4A595B5CA53
Typical Filename: winubyxq.exe
Claimed Product: Unknown
Detection Name: W32.Malware:SalityGR.17eu.1201
SHA 256: 6B0892E9B2AF395DF5B0D250A4A6F41C9D837D1C03D3AC68DAB8F847EC9F54BD
Typical Filename: winjrenr.exe
Claimed Product: unknown
Detection Name: W32.Malware:Downloader.17fa.1201
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