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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 23, 2015
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@RISK: The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert

Vol. 15, Num. 29

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 2015-07-14 - 2015-07-21
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TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Microsoft Releases Monthly Set of Security Advisories for July 2015

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NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES
SELECTED BY THE TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP VULNERABILITY RESEARCH TEAM

Title: Microsoft Releases Monthly Set of Security Advisories for July 2015
Description: Microsoft has released their monthly set of security advisories for July 2015, issuing fourteen bulletins covering fifty-seven CVEs. Four bulletins are rated Critical and fix security flaws in Windows Server Hyper-V, the VBScript Scripting Engine, Remote Desktop Protocol, and Internet Explorer. The remain ten bulletins are rated Important cover security flaws in SQL Server, Windows DCOM RPC, NETLOGON, Windows Graphic Component, Windows Kernel Mode Driver, Microsoft Office, Windows Installer, Windows, and OLE.
Reference:
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms15-jul
Snort SID: 34741-34742, 35116-35117, 35119-35216

Title: Adobe Releases Emergency Advisory for Flash Player Following Additional Zero-day Flaws Disclosed
Description: Adobe has released an emergency advisory for Flash Player following additional zero-day vulnerability information that was discovered within the HackingTeam information leak. The advisory for Flash Player addresses CVE-2015-5122 and CVE-2015-5123. Adobe Flash Player versions 18.0.0.203 and earlier, 13.0.0.302 and earlier, and 11.2.202.481 are confirmed vulnerable. Users are advised to patch as soon as possible to reduce exposure from exploitation attempts. Reference:
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb15-18.html
Snort SID: 35217-35220

Title: Oracle Releases Quarterly Security Advisories for Oracle Products (including Java)
Description: Oracle has released its quarterly set of security advisories for various products they currently support, including Java. This quarter see 25 CVEs for Java being addressed with 7 receiving at CVE base score of 10.0, the highest severity. Most of these vulnerabilities affect Java versions 6u95, 7u80, and 8u45. Note that the zero-day vulnerability that Trend Micro disclosed was patched in this release.
Reference:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015-2367936.html
Snort SID: Detection pending release of vulnerability information

Title: PHP Released Updates for 5.4, 5.5, and 5.6 Branches, Fixing Various Security flaws
Description: PHP has released updates for the 5.4, 5.5, and 5.6 release branches, bringing the most recent versions of PHP to 5.4.43, 5.5.27, and 5.6.11. These releases contain general bug fixes but also contain security patches, including a fix for the BACKRONYM MySQL flaw.
Reference:
http://php.net/
Snort SID: Detection pending release of vulnerability information

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INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

"Gifts" From Hacking Team Continue, IE Zero-Day Added to Mix
http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/gifts-from-hacking-team-continue-ie-zero-day-added-to-mix/

After second hack, OPM confirms more than 22 million affected
http://www.zdnet.com/article/opm-confirms-millions-more-affected-by-second-breach/

Snort++ Rule Changes (Cool New Features)
http://blog.snort.org/2015/07/snort-rule-changes.html?f_l=s

Government Grade Malware: a Look at HackingTeam's RAT
http://labs.bromium.com/2015/07/10/government-grade-malware-a-look-at-hackingteams-rat/

Tunneling Data and Commands Over DNS to Bypass Firewalls
https://zeltser.com/c2-dns-tunneling/

Reverse Engineering the Subway Android App
http://randywestergren.com/reverse-engineering-the-subway-android-app/=

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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-2015-5122
Title: Adobe Flash Player Use-after-Free Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Adobe
Description: A use-after-free vulnerability has been identified in Adobe Flash Player. The error occurs in the opaqueBackground property 7 setter of the flash.display.DisplayObject class.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-5119
Title: Adobe Flash ActionScript 3 ByteArray Use-After-Free Vulnerability
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Use-after-free vulnerability in the ByteArray class in the ActionScript 3 (AS3) implementation in Adobe Flash Player 13.x through 13.0.0.296 and 14.x through 18.0.0.194 on Windows and OS X and 11.x through 11.2.202.468 on Linux allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via crafted Flash content that overrides a ValueOf function, as exploited in the wild in July 2015.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-3090
Title: Adobe Flash Player ShaderJob Buffer Overflow
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Adobe Flash Player before 13.0.0.289 and 14.x through 17.x before 17.0.0.188 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.460 on Linux, Adobe AIR before 17.0.0.172, Adobe AIR SDK before 17.0.0.172, and Adobe AIR SDK & Compiler before 17.0.0.172 allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-3078, CVE-2015-3089, and CVE-2015-3093.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2015-3113
Title: Adobe Flash Player Buffer Overflow (APSB15-14)
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Heap-based buffer overflow in Adobe Flash Player before 13.0.0.296 and 14.x through 18.x before 18.0.0.194 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.468 on Linux allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in June 2015.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

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-2015-1701
Title: Microsoft Windows Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: Win32k.sys in the kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2, Vista SP2, and Server 2008 SP2 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, as exploited in the wild in April 2015, aka "Win32k Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (AV:L/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 2015-07-14 - 2015-07-21:
COMPILED BY TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP

SHA 256: 55F173FB7CE33654D379663215DE48BD2F13CA4A607CBE4D90962DE33A4972E6
MD5: f86280b1bccf1069d66529f752b9d430
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/55F173FB7CE33654D379663215DE48BD2F13CA4A607CBE4D90962DE33A4972E6/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: Runner.exe
Claimed Product: Search Protect
Detection Name: W32.SearchProtect:GenMaliciousAIBH.18hg.1201

SHA 256: 7314C47AA633946386D6D3CD7AC292974B5D457E14B053FA0EBC218D555C34F4
MD5: 9f6c52eec607111136cd222b02bf0530
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/7314C47AA633946386D6D3CD7AC292974B5D457E14B053FA0EBC218D555C34F4/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: DoiSScountExtensi.exe
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.Variant:VOPackage.18gr.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.Generic.18hv.dk

SHA 256: 51480849FEC0B57B872A9BF6992F8C98E6CEB79B318B09A48347F6D3E0BC416F
MD5: 879ef35b34de9a94762cb32d26ae0db5
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/51480849FEC0B57B872A9BF6992F8C98E6CEB79B318B09A48347F6D3E0BC416F/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: nsDialogs.dll
Claimed Product: Mindspark Interactive Network Installer Plugin
Detection Name: W32.51480849FE-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: 902CE26A56B68E18F4360C7B6A3221757377AF06E9125BDAEED8F1290D999659
MD5: ec0281fd243bffbfe3cf1558e99b51fc
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/902CE26A56B68E18F4360C7B6A3221757377AF06E9125BDAEED8F1290D999659/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: tbc.dll
Claimed Product: Mindspark Interactive Network Installer Cleanup Plugin
Detection Name: W32.902CE26A56-100.SBX.VIOC

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