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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 29, 2016
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@RISK: The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert

Vol. 16, Num. 26

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/at-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 2016-06-21 - 2016-06-28
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TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Symantec Patches Several Major Security Vulnerabilities in its Anti-Malware Products

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TRAINING UPDATE

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

Title: Symantec Patches Several Major Security Vulnerabilities in its Anti-Malware Products
Description: Symantec has released a security advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities that have been identified by Tavis Ormandy of Google Project Zero in the core engine used by Symantec's anti-malware software, such as Norton Antivirus and Symantec Endpoint Protection. The most severe vulnerability is described as potentially "wormable" and could lead to remote code execution in the kernel on Windows, Mac, or Linux. Several other major vulnerabilities were also enumerated and addressed. Users and administrators are advised to patch their systems as soon as possible.
Reference:
http://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2016/06/how-to-compromise-enterprise-endpoint.html
https://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=&suid=20160628_00
Snort SID: Detection pending release of vulnerability information

Title: Vulnerabilities in libarchive Patched
Description: Researchers at Cisco Talos have identified several vulnerabilities in libarchive, a file archive and decompression library which is commonly used. All three vulnerabilities are potentially arbitrary code execution flaws with one being an integer overflow, another a stack-based buffer overflow, and the final one being a heap overflow. All three vulnerabilities have been patched within the source code.
Reference:
http://blog.talosintel.com/2016/06/the-poisoned-archives.html
Snort SID: 39034-39035, 39045-39046

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INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

A year of Windows kernel font fuzzing #1: the results
http://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2016/06/a-year-of-windows-kernel-font-fuzzing-1_27.html

Locky is Back and Asking For Unpaid Debts
https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2016/06/locky-is-back-and-asking-for-unpaid-debts.html

Apple EFI firmware passwords and the SCBO myth
https://reverse.put.as/2016/06/25/apple-efi-firmware-passwords-and-the-scbo-myth/

Facebook's Bug - Delete any video from Facebook
http://www.pranavhivarekar.in/2016/06/23/facebooks-bug-delete-any-video-from-facebook/

IRS dumps e-filing PIN security early - after yet more automated attacks
http://www.zdnet.com/article/irs-dumps-e-filing-pin-security-early-after-yet-more-automated-attacks/

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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-2016-4171
Title: Adobe Flash Code Execution Vulnerability (APSA16-03)
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Unspecified vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player 21.0.0.242 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors, as exploited in the wild in June 2016.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-0185
Title: Microsoft Windows Media Center Input Validation Remote Code Execution Vulneraiblity (MS16-059)
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: Media Center in Microsoft Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, and Windows 8.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Media Center link (aka .mcl) file, aka "Windows Media Center Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-4117
Title: Adobe Flash Player Integer Overflow Code Execution Vulnerability (APSA16-02)
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Adobe Flash Player 21.0.0.226 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in May 2016.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-0189
Title: Microsoft Internet Explorer Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: The Microsoft (1) JScript 5.8 and (2) VBScript 5.7 and 5.8 engines, as used in Internet Explorer 9 through 11 and other products, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted web site, aka "Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-0187.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-1287
Title: Cisco ASA Software IKEv1 and IKEv2 Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Vendor: Cisco
Description: Buffer overflow in the IKEv1 and IKEv2 implementations in Cisco ASA Software before 8.4(7.30), 8.7 before 8.7(1.18), 9.0 before 9.0(4.38), 9.1 before 9.1(7), 9.2 before 9.2(4.5), 9.3 before 9.3(3.7), 9.4 before 9.4(2.4), and 9.5 before 9.5(2.2) on ASA 5500 devices, ASA 5500-X devices, ASA Services Module for Cisco Catalyst 6500 and Cisco 7600 devices, ASA 1000V devices, Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance (aka ASAv), Firepower 9300 ASA Security Module, and ISA 3000 devices allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (device reload) via crafted UDP packets, aka Bug IDs CSCux29978 and CSCux42019.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-3081
Title: Apache Struts Input Validation Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Apache Structs
Description: Apache Struts 2.x before 2.3.20.2, 2.3.24.x before 2.3.24.2, and 2.3.28.x before 2.3.28.1, when Dynamic Method Invocation is enabled, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via method: prefix, related to chained expressions.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-1019
Title: Adobe Flash Player Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Adobe Flash Player 21.0.0.197 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, as exploited in the wild in April 2016.
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 2016-06-21 - 2016-06-28:
COMPILED BY TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP

SHA 256: 4B0438ADDD6586DC7F4A65BFBD4388FA5AAB40F8514F4AA715092B42617AC4A9
MD5: ffb6038e1e949a7a3103ffda1e7243b4
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/4B0438ADDD6586DC7F4A65BFBD4388FA5AAB40F8514F4AA715092B42617AC4A9/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: SGDownload.exe
Claimed Product: "???????"
Detection Name: W32.4B0438ADDD-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: 4205D56A46820C3C340854CE67A31F32EED8D6A7BBDD2C134BE4DA2BB6A77F76
MD5: 781a020ee3641da19fe4eba0fbab1444
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/4205D56A46820C3C340854CE67A31F32EED8D6A7BBDD2C134BE4DA2BB6A77F76/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: 4205d56a46820c3c_psgv.exe
Claimed Product: (none)
Detection Name: Trojan:Sality-tpd

SHA 256: 8BF352D10B470DEE236259D027D66BCCA84C089DD540589139685683F2C4F34A
MD5: 49870eec2a76c5f770b01da697373df7
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/8BF352D10B470DEE236259D027D66BCCA84C089DD540589139685683F2C4F34A/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: monitor.exe
Claimed Product: (unknown)
Detection Name: W32.8BF352D10B-100.SBX.VIOC

SHA 256: F9B8F7F285F811EE720CCE7BCCD98A421A26FB90DD7B022118D4B4E1F340036B
MD5: 0612402ad98c8c31cd6f2b914a419039
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/F9B8F7F285F811EE720CCE7BCCD98A421A26FB90DD7B022118D4B4E1F340036B/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: windawbd.exe
Claimed Product: (none)
Detection Name: W32.Malware:Pramro.19di.1201

SHA 256: 8897F94710F3CA65AF0E52F6E2B76E6319DD5FB0DD6AD0968F8ACC0D25EE783A
MD5: cc9e1075db0645f1032f8c4b4412deba
VirusTotal:
https://www.virustotal.com/file/8897F94710F3CA65AF0E52F6E2B76E6319DD5FB0DD6AD0968F8ACC0D25EE783A/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: roys.exe
Claimed Product: (none)
Detection Name: W32.Crypt:Rootkitgen.19hf.1201

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