@RISK: The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert: Vol. 20, Num. 13

@RISK: The Consensus Security Vulnerability Alert
March 26, 2020 – Vol. 20, Num. 13

CONTENTS:
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NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES
INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY
VULNERABILITIES FOR WHICH EXPLOITS ARE AVAILABLE
MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES March 19 – March 26, 2020
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TOP VULNERABILITY THIS WEEK: Microsoft patches more than 100 vulnerabilities in monthly update
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NOTABLE RECENT SECURITY ISSUES
SELECTED BY THE TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP

Title: Cisco patches high-severity vulnerabilities in some routers
Description: Cisco disclosed five vulnerabilities in its SD-WAN software, three of which are considered high severity. The security flaws leave several products open to exploitation, including some routers and network management systems. CVE-2020-3266 is the most severe of all with a CVSS score of 7.8. A local attacker could exploit the CLI utility in SD-WAN to inject arbitrary commands with root privileges. The company says there are no workarounds as of the release of these exploits, so users are encouraged to patch as soon as possible.
Reference: https://www.networkworld.com/article/3533550/cisco-warns-of-five-sd-wan-security-weaknesses.html
Snort SIDs: 53481 – 53483

Title: Intel Raid Web Console 3 denial-of-service bugs
Description: The Intel RAID Web Console 3’s web API contains two denial-of-service vulnerabilities. The Raid Web Console is a web-based application that provides several configuration functions for the Intel RAID line of products, which includes controllers and storage expanders. The console monitors, maintains and troubleshoots these products. An attacker could exploit both these bugs by sending a malicious POST request to the API.
Reference: https://blog.talosintelligence.com/2020/03/vulnerability-spotlight-intel-raid-web-march-2020.html
Snort SIDs: 51652, 51684

INTERESTING NEWS FROM AROUND THE SECURITY COMMUNITY

The World Health Organization says it has seen an increasing in attempted cyber attacks against the organization as it continues to address the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
https://globalnews.ca/news/6720754/coronavirus-who-cyberattack-hackers/

A hospital in France says it also had to fend off a cyber intrusion this week.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-23/paris-hospitals-target-of-failed-cyber-attack-authority-says

Apps that claim to help users track the spread of COVID-19 are actually taking advantage of users, compromising their camera, photo storage and location.
https://www.cnet.com/news/fake-coronavirus-tracking-apps-are-really-malware-that-stalks-its-users/

Attackers are using an open redirect to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to push malware payloads onto victims’ devices using phishing emails.
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hhsgov-open-redirect-used-by-coronavirus-phishing-to-spread-malware/

A prominent law firm in the U.K. warned lawyers to disable their smart home devices like Google Home and Amazon Alexa so that they do not record confidential calls with clients as more employees begin working from home.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-20/locked-down-lawyers-warned-alexa-is-hearing-confidential-calls?sref=eTJxxXf2

Israel’s government beefed up its surveillance powers, announcing a plan to track the location and text messages of individuals who test positive for COVID-19
https://www.npr.org/2020/03/19/818327945/israel-begins-tracking-and-texting-those-possibly-exposed-to-the-coronavirus

Researchers discovered a password for users to recover their ransomed information if they are infected with the fast-spreading CovidLock Android ransomware.
https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/news-archive/coronavirus/password-found-to-rescue-victims-of-malicious-covid-19-tracker-app/

Financial technology company Finastra had to pause many of its operations over the weekend after the company said it found an intrusion on its network.
https://krebsonsecurity.com/2020/03/security-breach-disrupts-fintech-firm-finastra/

The movement and travel restrictions over COVID-19 is affecting how American intelligence officials do their jobs and has largely halted in-person espionage operations.
https://time.com/5806522/coronavirus-intelligence-networks/

MOST PREVALENT MALWARE FILES March 19 – March 26, 2020
COMPILED BY TALOS SECURITY INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH GROUP

SHA 256: a545df34334b39522b9cc8cc0c11a1591e016539b209ca1d4ab8626d70a54776
MD5: 5d34464531ddbdc7b0a4dba5b4c1cfea
VirusTotal: scan analysis
Typical Filename: FlashHelperServices.exe
Claimed Product: Flash Helper Service
Detection Name: PUA.Win.Adware.Flashserv::in03.talos

SHA 256: 8e0aea169927ae791dbafe063a567485d33154198cd539ee7efcd81a734ea325
MD5: 5fb477098fc975fd1b314c8fb0e4ec06
VirusTotal: scan analysis
Typical Filename: upxarch.exe
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: Win.Dropper.Ranumbot::in07.talos

SHA 256: 85b936960fbe5100c170b777e1647ce9f0f01e3ab9742dfc23f37cb0825b30b5
MD5: 8c80dd97c37525927c1e549cb59bcbf3
VirusTotal: scan analysis
Typical Filename: Eternalblue-2.2.0.exe
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.85B936960F.5A5226262.auto.Talos

SHA 256: c3e530cc005583b47322b6649ddc0dab1b64bcf22b124a492606763c52fb048f
MD5: e2ea315d9a83e7577053f52c974f6a5a
VirusTotal: scan analysis
Typical Filename: c3e530cc005583b47322b6649ddc0dab1b64bcf22b124a492606763c52fb048f.bin
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.AgentWDCR:Gen.21gn.1201

SHA 256: 46f2f4815d25bf313c08880f3b0a23fb541ae74344371867f58b64d1d488a02b
MD5: b70431ab7b13034e9d25edba5c5436d5
VirusTotal: scan analysis
Typical Filename: FOC invoices_pdf.gz.xlsx
Claimed Product: N/A
Detection Name: W32.46F2F4815D-100.SBX.TG