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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 18, 2015
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@RISK: The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert

Vol. 15, Num. 24

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

Archived issues may be found at http://www.sans.org/newsletters/risk/

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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 2015-06-09 - 2015-06-16
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TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK:OpenSSL Security Advisory and Updates Released

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TRAINING UPDATE

- - --SANSFIRE 2015 | Baltimore, MD | June 13-20, 2015 |
41 courses plus 18 bonus evening sessions lead by Internet Storm Center (ISC) handlers, including The State of the Takedown: Disrupting Online Cybercrime; Continuous Monitoring and Real-World Analysis; Unconventional Linux Incident Response; and "Network Security as Counterinsurgency" Replacing the Art of War with FM 3-24.
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- - --SANS Rocky Mountain 2015 | Denver, CO | June 22-27, 2015 |
http://www.sans.org/event/rocky-mountain-2015
NewsBites: http://www.sans.org/u/3h1
@Risk: http://www.sans.org/u/3h6

- --SANS Pen Test Berlin 2015 | Berlin, Germany | June 22-27, 2015 |
6 courses.
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- --Cyber Defense Canberra 2015 | Canberra, Australia | June 29-July 11, 2015 |
8 courses.
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- --DFIR Summit & Training | Austin, TX | July 7-14, 2015 |
7 courses including the NEW FOR578, 2 Nights of NetWars challenges, @Night talks and two Summit days with James Dunn, Global Investigative & Forensic Services, Sony Pictures Entertainment to keynote!
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- --Cyber Defense Summit & Training | Nashville, TN | August 11-18, 2015 |
Chaired by Dr. Eric Cole the two-day summit will teach you how to implement best practices and proven techniques enabling you to stay on top of today's threats and ahead of tomorrow's. With 5 courses: SEC511, SEC401, SEC503, SEC504, SEC566.
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- --Security Awareness Summit & Training | Philadelphia | August 17-25 |
5 Courses including MGT433 taught by Lance Spitzner. At the summit hear security awareness officers share inside knowledge on how they took their awareness programs to the next level and how they measured the impact.
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NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES
SELECTED BY THE TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP VULNERABILITY RESEARCH TEAM

Title: OpenSSL Security Advisory and Updates Released
Description: OpenSSL has issued a security advisory for OpenSSL addressing 5 vulnerabilities. The severity of all 5 of the vulnerabilities varies from low to moderate and vary from denial-of-service to double-free and NULL dereference conditions. This advisory also addresses Logjam, the TLS protocol flaw, by rejecting handshakes with D-H parameters shorter than 768 bits.
Reference:
http://openssl.org/news/secadv_20150611.txt
Snort SID: Detection pending

Title: LastPass Issues Advisory of Internal Breach
Description: LastPass has issued a security advisory, informing users that they detected suspicious activity on their network. No encrypted user vault data was compromised. However, LastPass account email addresses, password reminders, server per user salts, and authentication hashes were compromised. Users who have reused their LastPass master password on other sites and/or have a weak master password are urged to change their master password.
Reference:
https://blog.lastpass.com/2015/06/lastpass-security-notice.html/

Title: Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Discovered on Samsung Phones
Description: NowSecure has disclosed the discovery of a remote code execution vulnerability on Samsung phones. This vulnerability can exploited by an attacker that has a privileged position in a network by manipulating the update mechanism of the Swift keyboard, a pre-installed keyboard application on Samsung devices that cannot be removed by the user.
Reference:
https://www.nowsecure.com/blog/2015/06/16/remote-code-execution-as-system-user-on-samsung-phones/

Title: Privilege Escalation Vulnerability in Ubuntu Patched
Description: Canonical has released a security advisory for CVE-2015-1328, a privilege escalation vulnerability. The vulnerability is due to overlayfs filesystem improperly checking file permissions when creating new files in the upper filesystem directory which can be exploited by an unprivileged process. Canonical has released patches for all currently supported versions.
Reference:
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q2/717

Title: Cisco IOS XR Software Crafted IPv6 Packet Denial of Service Vulnerability
Description:
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20150611-iosxr
Reference: Cisco has issued an advisory for CVE-2015-0769, a denial of service vulnerability within Cisco IOS XR, which is used within Cisco CRS-3 Carrier Routing System. The vulnerability is due to IOS XR incorrectly processing of an IPv6 packet carrying valid, but uncommon IPv6 extension headers. Cisco has released software updates to address the vulnerability.

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INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

Just-Metadata - Intel Gathering and Analysis of IP Metadata
https://www.christophertruncer.com/just-metadata-intel-gathering-and-analysis-of-ip-metadata/

Oh look - JavaScript Droppers
http://labs.bromium.com/2015/06/12/oh-look-javascript-droppers/

Decrypting Android M adopted storage
http://nelenkov.blogspot.com/2015/06/decrypting-android-m-adopted-storage.html

Microsoft Classifies Ask Toolbar as "Unwanted" Software
https://threatpost.com/microsoft-classifies-ask-toolbar-as-unwanted-software/113299

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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-2015-2051
Title: D-Link DIR-645 Input Validation Error Command Injection Vulnerability
Vendor: D-Link
Description: The D-Link DIR-645 Wired/Wireless Router Rev. Ax with firmware 1.04b12 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a GetDeviceSettings action to the HNAP interface.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2014-8361
Title: Realtek SDK Miniigd UPnP SOAP Command Execution
Vendor: Realtek
Description: The miniigd SOAP service in Realtek SDK allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted NewInternalClient request.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-1701
Title: Microsoft Windows Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Windows before 8 allows local users to gain privileges via unknown vectors, as exploited in the wild in April 2015.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-3043
Title: Adobe Flash Player Memory Corruption Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Adobe Flash Player before 13.0.0.281 and 14.x through 17.x before 17.0.0.169 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.457 on Linux allows attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in April 2015, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-0347, CVE-2015-0350, CVE-2015-0352, CVE-2015-0353, CVE-2015-0354, CVE-2015-0355, CVE-2015-0360, CVE-2015-3038, CVE-2015-3041, and CVE-2015-3042.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2014-0556
Title: Adobe Flash Player copyPixelsToByteArray Buffer Overflow
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Heap-based buffer overflow in Adobe Flash Player before 13.0.0.244 and 14.x and 15.x before 15.0.0.152 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.406 on Linux, Adobe AIR before 15.0.0.249 on Windows and OS X and before 15.0.0.252 on Android, Adobe AIR SDK before 15.0.0.249, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before 15.0.0.249 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2014-0559.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-0313
Title: Adobe Flash Player Use-After-Free Vulnerability
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Use-after-free vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player before 13.0.0.269 and 14.x through 16.x before 16.0.0.305 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.442 on Linux allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in February 2015, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-0315, CVE-2015-0320, and CVE-2015-0322.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-0235
Title: Exim GHOST (glibc gethostbyname) Buffer Overflow
Vendor: Exim.org
Description: Heap-based buffer overflow in the __nss_hostname_digits_dots function in glibc 2.2, and other 2.x versions before 2.18, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to the (1) gethostbyname or (2) gethostbyname2 function, aka "GHOST."
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

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MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 2015-06-09 - 2015-06-16:
COMPILED BY TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP

SHA 256: A2492880D31105A93DC9F04DB62A724C268DAA926FA1AA23DCF7E7969C40DA8D
MD5: 1b8e0b6726630e604dcdc6081179d504
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/A2492880D31105A93DC9F04DB62A724C268DAA926FA1AA23DCF7E7969C40DA8D/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: Bank_payment_100615_doc
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.A2492880D3-100.SBX.TG

SHA 256: 80410F74DCA5FFAE069FA4A07C368E749F351FFE385432AB816B64024697A06E
MD5: 8ad691a93df1ae7ee95121f2c344d1c1
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/80410F74DCA5FFAE069FA4A07C368E749F351FFE385432AB816B64024697A06E/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: 43EDE5.doc
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.80410F74DC-100.SBX.TG

SHA 256: 837665851DBF56847DF9C1632EE725E793F75A2018FC3793F825666B81BB06DB
MD5: 2e499cacb5b3a396a3b2a08bd0f4ce1e
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/837665851DBF56847DF9C1632EE725E793F75A2018FC3793F825666B81BB06DB/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: 43EDE5.doc
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.837665851D-100.SBX.TG

SHA 256: 615FB86AB43910CDFC3420510A74D9B7D038CF421F5BA288223B422D6D2AA192
MD5: eee9ea850aa8dce4b76c8b94352aa000
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/615FB86AB43910CDFC3420510A74D9B7D038CF421F5BA288223B422D6D2AA192/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: newVrsn.exe
Claimed Product: Keep-My-Search LTD
Detection Name: W32.Variant:Gen.18he.1201

SHA 256: EE3D776A5DA74C00FAD15A1B50E42C091CEC6A9A89C13428F9277C6007D4007F
MD5: a3730e445244791b37af42763603d87f
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/EE3D776A5DA74C00FAD15A1B50E42C091CEC6A9A89C13428F9277C6007D4007F/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: iKernel.dll
Claimed Product: InstallShield
Detection Name: W32.EE3D776A5D-100.SBX.VIOC

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