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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

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February 9, 2017
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@RISK: The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert

Vol. 17, Num. 06

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 =============================================================

CONTENTS:

NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES
INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY
VULNERABILITIES FOR WHICH EXPLOITS ARE AVAILABLE
MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 2017-01-31 - 2017-02-07

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TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Flaws in Honeywell XL Web II Controller Patched and Disclosed

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

Title: Flaws in Honeywell XL Web II Controller Patched and Disclosed
Description: A security advisory for Honeywell XL Web II controllers has been issued by ICS-CERT in response to several vulnerabilities that have been responsibly disclosed. The most severe flaws that were identified are the the plaintext storage of passwords (CVE-2017-5140) and the ability to disclose a password by navigating to a specific URL (CVE-2017-5139). Honeywell has responded by addressing these issues and releasing version 3.04.05.05 to fix these vulnerabilities.
Reference: https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-17-033-01
Snort SID: Detection pending release of vulnerability information

Title: McAfee Releases Security Bulletin for ePolicy Orchestrator Vulnerability
Description: McAfee has released a security bulletin for CVE-2016-8027, a SQL injection vulnerability within ePolicy Orchestrator that was identified. The flaw, which exists in ePO 5.3.2, 5.1.3, and earlier versions, could be exploited via a specifically crafted HTTP post that alters a SQL query, resulting information disclosure or impersonation of an agent. McAfee has released a hotfix which addresses this flaw.
Reference: https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10187
Snort SID: 41410

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INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

InterContinental Confirms Breach at 12 Hotels
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/02/intercontinental-confirms-breach-at-12-hotels/

How Google fought back against a crippling IoT-powered botnet and won
https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/02/how-google-fought-back-against-a-crippling-iot-powered-botnet-and-won/

Improved scripts in .lnk files now deliver Kovter in addition to Locky
https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/mmpc/2017/02/02/improved-scripts-in-lnk-files-now-deliver-kovter-in-addition-to-locky/

Password managers: attacks and defenses
https://blog.acolyer.org/2017/02/06/password-managers-attacks-and-defenses/

When A Pony Walks Out Of A Pub
http://blog.talosintel.com/2017/02/pony-pub-files.html

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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-2017-3823
Title: Cisco WebEx Google Chrome Extension Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Cisco
Description: A remote exploitation of an input validation error vulnerability in Cisco WebEx browser extensions could allow an unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the affected browser on an affected system. An input validation error vulnerability has been identified in the WebEx Extension for Chrome.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-7200
Title: Microsoft Edge Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Microsoft
Description: The Chakra JavaScript scripting engine in Microsoft Edge allows 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-2016-7201, CVE-2016-7202, CVE-2016-7203, CVE-2016-7208, CVE-2016-7240, CVE-2016-7242, and CVE-2016-7243.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-7892
Title: Adobe Flash Player Use-After-Free Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Remote exploitation of a use-after-free vulnerability in Adobe's Flash Player could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code. Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2016-7892 exists in the wild, and is being used in limited targeted attacks.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-5195
Title: Linux Kernel "MAP_PRIVATE COW" Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
Vendor: Kernel.Org
Description: A race condition vulnerability has been identified in the Linux Kernel. The Linux Kernel's memory subsystem does not properly handle copy-on-write(COW) breakage of private read-only memory mappings. The vulnerability has been identified as "Dirty Cow."
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.6 (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-6366
Title: Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance SNMP Buffer Overflow Code Execution Vulnerability
Vendor: Cisco
Description: Buffer overflow in Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software through 9.4.2.3 on ASA 5500, ASA 5500-X, ASA Services Module, ASA 1000V, ASAv, Firepower 9300 ASA Security Module, PIX, and FWSM devices allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via crafted IPv4 SNMP packets, aka Bug ID CSCva92151 or EXTRABACON.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.5 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

ID: CVE-2016-1017
Title: Adobe Flash Player "AS2 LoadVars" Use-after-free Code Execution Vulnerability (APSA16-10)
Vendor: Adobe
Description: Use-after-free vulnerability in the LoadVars.decode function in Adobe Flash Player before 18.0.0.343 and 19.x through 21.x before 21.0.0.213 on Windows and OS X and before 11.2.202.616 on Linux allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-1011, CVE-2016-1013, CVE-2016-1016, and CVE-2016-1031.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (AV:N/AC:M/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)

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MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES 2016-01-31 - 2017-02-07:
COMPILED BY TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP

SHA 256: ae7327f36a659d01a85d4071a4570458ec03a05a6ce7d2f6d092fb46aff3e739
MD5: fa1f769475516b03881602d0824cae12
VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/file/ae7327f36a659d01a85d4071a4570458ec03a05a6ce7d2f6d092fb46aff3e739/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: PrinterInstallerClientUpdater.exe
Claimed Product: Printer Client Updater
Detection Name: W32.AE7327F36A-95.SBX.TG

SHA 256: 2a3c6020418ba65020feffc50d30ad77aa6f87bb97e831f9d19585c5c0fbf439
MD5: 220a227048a34c7145aa3af9b29a39c5
VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/file/2a3c6020418ba65020feffc50d30ad77aa6f87bb97e831f9d19585c5c0fbf439/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: mfon.zip
Claimed Product: Mac File Opener
Detection Name: W32.Auto.2a3c60.201455.in01

SHA 256: 9e7e3351a484ddd743a508b579e2a0c00fe2e29380d016966b51d006c8fe954a
MD5: 1f76c24b775175b49f82dafe7fb3a369
VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/file/9e7e3351a484ddd743a508b579e2a0c00fe2e29380d016966b51d006c8fe954a/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: 20170207071121.775637-DDelivery-Details.zip
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.Auto:9e7e3351a4.in05.Talos

SHA 256: f9b8f7f285f811ee720cce7bccd98a421a26fb90dd7b022118d4b4e1f340036b
MD5: 0612402ad98c8c31cd6f2b914a419039
VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/file/f9b8f7f285f811ee720cce7bccd98a421a26fb90dd7b022118d4b4e1f340036b/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: wingqvaqb.exe
Claimed Product: (none)
Detection Name: W32.AgentWDCR:Malwaregen.20c4.1201

SHA 256: abcb1fe46082db37edd34527f00be99cc1a3dda008c8f7810c5a1c8e4c3b59ff
MD5: 311b7684b4eb185ba9962947c8223769
VirusTotal: https://www.virustotal.com/file/abcb1fe46082db37edd34527f00be99cc1a3dda008c8f7810c5a1c8e4c3b59ff/analysis/#additional-info
Typical Filename: fattura 3918399.exe
Claimed Product: (none)
Detection Name: W32.ABCB1FE460-100.SBX.TG

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