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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.

July 24, 2014
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@RISK: The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert

Vol. 14, Num. 29

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
INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY
VULNERABILITIES FOR WHICH EXPLOITS ARE AVAILABLE
MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 7/16/2014 - 7/22/2014
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TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Oracle Critical Patch Update - July 2014 - 113 vulnerabilities patched

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TRAINING UPDATE

- --SANS Boston 2014 Boston, MAJuly 28-August 2, 2014
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- --SANS Virginia Beach 2014 Virginia Beach, VAAugust 18-29, 2014
10 courses. Bonus evening presentations include Closing the Door on Web Shells and Gone in 60 Minutes: Have You patched Your System Today?
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- --Cyber Defense Summit | Nashville, TN | August 13-20, 2014
Join Dr. Eric Cole at this premier Cyber Defense-focused event and learn how to implement best practices and proven techniques that will enable you to stay on top of today's threats and ahead of tomorrow's.
Prevent --> Detect --> Respond... A Winning Formula for Cyber Defense! 7 courses.
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Come learn from your peers on how to build Next Generation Security Awareness Programs. Hear from security awareness officers as they share their lessons learned on how they took their awareness programs to the next level and how they measured the impact. Plus 5 courses.
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NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES
SELECTED BY THE SOURCEFIRE VULNERABILITY RESEARCH TEAM

Title: Massive Malware Infection Breaking WordPress Sites
Description: Various vulnerabilities in wordpress and associated plugins/themes are being exploited en-masse
Reference:
http://blog.sucuri.net/2014/07/malware-infection-breaking-wordpress-sites.html
http://www.zdnet.com/wordpress-plugin-vulns-affect-over-20-million-downloads-7000031703

Title: ICS-CERT: Advisory (ICSA-14-198-03) - Siemens OpenSSL Vulnerabilities
Description: Siemens has identified four vulnerabilities in its OpenSSL cryptographic software library affecting several Siemens industrial products. Updates are available for APE 2.0.2 and WinCC OA (PVSS). The ROX 1, ROX 2, S7-1500, and CP1543-1 products do not have a patch at this time.
Reference:
http://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-14-198-03

Title: PRNG Vulnerability in LibreSSL
Description: A PRNG vulnerability has been discovered affecting LibreSSL under Linux.
Reference:
www.securityweek.com/openbsd-downplays-prng-vulnerability-libressl

Title: Oracle Critical Patch Update - July 2014 - 113 vulnerabilities patched
Description: Oracle releases their Critical Patch Update for July, multiple critical updates for Java that a high chance of remote exploitation.
Reference:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2014-1972956.html

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INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

How Russian Hackers Stole the Nasdaq
http://www.businessweek.com/printer/articles/213544-how-russian-hackers-stole-the-nasdaq

New Tool: web2intel - Script to fetch malicious domain and URL lists from sites
http://www.andrewhay.ca/archives/2574

Hackers Could Take Control of Your Car. This Device Can Stop Them
http://www.wired.com/2014/07/car-hacker/

Facebook Scam Leads to Nuclear Exploit Kit
http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/facebook-scam-leads-nuclear-exploit-kit

DFIRCON EAST Smartphone Forensics Challenge
http://digital-forensics.sans.org/blog/2014/07/17/dfircon-east-smartphone-forensics-challenge

Is use-after-free exploitation dead? The new IE memory protector will tell you
http://blog.fortinet.com/Is-use-after-free-exploitation-dead--The-new-IE-memory-protector-will-tell-you/

Abuse.ch: Malware-related SSL Certificate Blacklist
https://sslbl.abuse.ch/blacklist/

Analysis For phpMyAdmin-XSS-CVE-2014-1879
http://www.tripwire.com/state-of-security/incident-detection/analysis-for-phpmyadmin-xss-cve-2014-1879

Alert: watch out for 'confirm your email address' LinkedIn phishing scam
http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/alert-watch-out-for-confirm-your-email-address-linkedin-phishing-scam-jul14

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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-2013-6765
Title: OpenVAS Manager Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
Vendor: OpenVAS
Description: OpenVAS Manager 3.0 before 3.0.7 and 4.0 before 4.0.4 allows remote attackers to bypass the OMP authentication restrictions and execute OMP commands via a crafted OMP request for version information, which causes the state to be set to CLIENT_AUTHENTIC, as demonstrated by the omp_xml_handle_end_element function in omp.c.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

ID: CVE-2014-3936
Title: D-Link HNAP Request Remote Buffer Overflow
Vendor: D-Link
Description: Stack-based buffer overflow in the do_hnap function in www/my_cgi.cgi in D-Link DSP-W215 (Rev. A1) with firmware 1.01b06 and earlier, DIR-505 with firmware before 1.08b10, and DIR-505L with firmware 1.01 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long Content-Length header in a GetDeviceSettings action in an HNAP request.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2014-2969
Title: Netgear GS105PE Prosafe Plus Switch Contains Hard-Coded Login Credentials
Vendor: Netgear
Description: NETGEAR GS108PE Prosafe Plus switches with firmware 1.2.0.5 have a hardcoded password of debugpassword for the ntgruser account, which allows remote attackers to upload firmware or read or modify memory contents, and consequently execute arbitrary code, via a request to (1) produce_burn.cgi, (2) register_debug.cgi, or (3) bootcode_update.cgi.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.3 (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2012-1876
Title: Microsoft Internet Explorer Col Element Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 9, and 10 Consumer Preview, does not properly handle objects in memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by attempting to access a nonexistent object, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, aka "Col Element Remote Code Execution Vulnerability," as demonstrated by VUPEN during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2012.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: N/A
Title: Supermicro Server Motherboard Credential Disclosure Vulnerability
Vendor: Supermicro
Description: Supermicro motherboards store administrator passwords in plain text, which is available to any attacker who can connect to TCP port 49152.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2014-0160
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)

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MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 7/16/2014 - 7/22/2014
COMPILED BY SOURCEFIRE

SHA 256: B86EA595082421776660D7BC72FBBADD41566572842948742275DD3774B99538
MD5: a94e9564debbf768e4222a6feed15d93
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/B86EA595082421776660D7BC72FBBADD41566572842948742275DD3774B99538/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: TorchSetupk-r180-n-bc.exe
Claimed Product: Torch Browser
Detection Name: W32.B86EA59508-74.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: 8657CDAE458158589040D24876F2EDF2C0693585111FBC3012EE49D8D2D8BCAF
MD5: 34a83c70a9453b439f182d85571c405a
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/8657CDAE458158589040D24876F2EDF2C0693585111FBC3012EE49D8D2D8BCAF/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: spvc64.dll
Claimed Product: ClientConnect Search Protect
Detection Name: W32.8657CDAE45-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: DE79E5A4356CA0EFA56B69E6EDE21DD8E12FC16E2196B7B7366A0D76C65D3ED5
MD5: 11fcb6824b912480af7d54a8547dfcb8
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/DE79E5A4356CA0EFA56B69E6EDE21DD8E12FC16E2196B7B7366A0D76C65D3ED5/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: wajam_update.exe
Claimed Product: Wajam Updater
Detection Name: W32.Application:Adwaregen.17ib.1201

SHA 256: D3E25773C5E963D580E00FAEDB9AE96BF08F66A721BA80E6C143B47A1FD20BC8
MD5: f24755fe0d89c3f73cf8cd061cb709f1
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/D3E25773C5E963D580E00FAEDB9AE96BF08F66A721BA80E6C143B47A1FD20BC8/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: cltmngui.exe
Claimed Product: ClientConnect Search Protect
Detection Name: W32.D3E25773C5-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: E31FF6D53D70D013B57EF2A7DA0D99E5E24F339DDCDD0B19BEBE09BD1DF3A425
MD5: b101dd27c79ade265e2704efd28e9d67
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/E31FF6D53D70D013B57EF2A7DA0D99E5E24F339DDCDD0B19BEBE09BD1DF3A425/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: stub.exe
Claimed Product: ClientConnect Search Protect
Detection Name: W32.E31FF6D53D-100.SBX.VIOC

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