@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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@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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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
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.
Title: PRNG Vulnerability in LibreSSL
Description: A PRNG vulnerability has been discovered affecting LibreSSL under Linux.
Title: Oracle Critical Patch Update - July 2014 - 113 vulnerabilities
Description: Oracle releases their Critical Patch Update for July, multiple critical updates for Java that a high chance of remote exploitation.
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Facebook Scam Leads to Nuclear Exploit Kit
DFIRCON EAST Smartphone Forensics Challenge
Is use-after-free exploitation dead? The new IE memory protector will
Abuse.ch: Malware-related SSL Certificate Blacklist
Analysis For phpMyAdmin-XSS-CVE-2014-1879
Alert: watch out for 'confirm your email address' LinkedIn phishing scam
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: OpenVAS Manager Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
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)
Title: D-Link HNAP Request Remote Buffer Overflow
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)
Title: Netgear GS105PE Prosafe Plus Switch Contains Hard-Coded Login Credentials
Description: NETGEAR GS108PE Prosafe Plus switches with firmware 22.214.171.124 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)
Title: Microsoft Internet Explorer Col Element Memory Corruption Vulnerability
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)
Title: Supermicro Server Motherboard Credential Disclosure Vulnerability
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)
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)
SHA 256: B86EA595082421776660D7BC72FBBADD41566572842948742275DD3774B99538
Typical Filename: TorchSetupk-r180-n-bc.exe
Claimed Product: Torch Browser
Detection Name: W32.B86EA59508-74.SBX.VIOC
SHA 256: 8657CDAE458158589040D24876F2EDF2C0693585111FBC3012EE49D8D2D8BCAF
Typical Filename: spvc64.dll
Claimed Product: ClientConnect Search Protect
Detection Name: W32.8657CDAE45-100.SBX.VIOC
SHA 256: DE79E5A4356CA0EFA56B69E6EDE21DD8E12FC16E2196B7B7366A0D76C65D3ED5
Typical Filename: wajam_update.exe
Claimed Product: Wajam Updater
Detection Name: W32.Application:Adwaregen.17ib.1201
SHA 256: D3E25773C5E963D580E00FAEDB9AE96BF08F66A721BA80E6C143B47A1FD20BC8
Typical Filename: cltmngui.exe
Claimed Product: ClientConnect Search Protect
Detection Name: W32.D3E25773C5-100.SBX.VIOC
SHA 256: E31FF6D53D70D013B57EF2A7DA0D99E5E24F339DDCDD0B19BEBE09BD1DF3A425
Typical Filename: stub.exe
Claimed Product: ClientConnect Search Protect
Detection Name: W32.E31FF6D53D-100.SBX.VIOC
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