Threat Outbreak Alert

Threat Outbreak Alert: Fake Airline Ticket Order Notification on November 14, 2012

 
Threat Type:IntelliShield: Threat Outbreak Alert
IntelliShield ID:27265
Version:5
First Published:2012 October 24 10:07 GMT
Last Published:2012 November 15 16:54 GMT
Port: Not available
Urgency:Possible use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Mild Damage
 
Version Summary:Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on November 14, 2012.
 

Description
 
Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity related to spam e-mail messages that claim to contain itinerary details for the recipient. The text in the e-mail message attempts to convince the recipient to follow the link to download and print the airline ticket. However, the user is directed to a .zip file that contains a malicious .scr file that, when executed, attempts to infect the system with malicious code.

E-mail messages that are related to this threat (RuleID4725 and RuleID4725KVR) may contain the following files:

ticket7197401103.zip
ticket7197401103.scr
ticket851630714.zip
ticket851630714.scr
ticket062846836.zip
ticket062846836.scr
ticket749203485.zip
ticket749203485.scr

The ticket7197401103.scr file in the ticket7197401103.zip archive has a file size of 336,896 bytes. The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0x871EDC63FC2F97364A5A7CD12605CB0A

The ticket851630714.scr file in the ticket851630714.zip archive has a file size of 212,480 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x393F3ACA966A643D208F58BFEC557EF2

The ticket062846836.scr file in the ticket062846836.zip attachment has a file size of 332,800 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x47373A90EFE8C1F78B058564A99ADEDD

A variant of the ticket062846836.scr file in the ticket062846836.zip attachment has a file size of 336,896 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0xF8F3FCF268F55D4134E5678623E0A1B5

The ticket749203485.scr file in the ticket749203485.zip attachment has a file size of 336,896 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x2483C8BC0BF420DC486C16F002EF2A94

The following text is a sample of the e-mail message that is associated with this threat outbreak:

Subject: Your order #7197401103 - PROCESSED

Message Body:

Dear Customer,
Your order has been successfully processed.
FLIGHT NUMBER BB1634
ELECTRONIC 7197401103
DATE & TIME / OCTOBER 23, 2012, 11:22 AM
DEPARTING / SYDNEY
TOTAL PRICE / 329.11 AUD
Please download and print your ticket from the following URL : hxxp://www.qantas.com.au/travel/airlines/Qantas/get_ticket.aspx?t_number=7197401103
For more information regarding your order, contact us by visiting , visit : hxxp://www.qantas.com.au/travel/airlines/contacts/global/en
Thank you
Qantas Airlines.

Or

Subject: Your Order#851630714 - PROCESSED

Message Body:


Dear Customer,
Your order has been successfully processed.
FLIGHT NUMBER AO83H36
ELECTRONIC 851630714
DATE & TIME / OCTOBER 24, 2012, 11:30 AM
DEPARTING / Toronto
TOTAL PRICE / 319.32 CAD
Please download and print your ticket from the following URL : hxxp://www.aircanada.com/aco/manageMyBookings.do?tid=AO83H36&ticket_number=851630714
For more information regarding your order, contact us by visiting , visit : hxxp://www.aircanada.com/en/customercare/index.html
Thank you
Air Canada.
______________________________________________________________________
This email may be privileged and/or confidential, and the sender does not waive any related rights and obligations. Any distribution, use or copying of this email or the information it contains by other than an intended recipient is unauthorized. If you received this email in error, please advise the sender (by return email or otherwise) immediately. You have consented to receive the attached electronically at the above-noted email address; please retain a copy of this confirmation for future reference.

Ce courriel est confidentiel et protégé. L'expéditeur ne renonce pas aux droits et obligations qui s'y rapportent. Toute diffusion, utilisation ou copie de ce courriel ou des renseignements qu'il contient par une personne autre que le (les) destinataire(s) désigné(s) est interdite. Si vous recevez ce courriel par erreur, veuillez en aviser l'expéditeur immédiatement, par retour de courriel ou par un autre moyen. Vous avez accepté de recevoir le(s) document(s) ci-joint(s) par voie électronique à l'adresse courriel indiquée ci-dessus; veuillez conserver une copie de cette confirmation pour les fins de reference future.

Or

Subject: Your Order#062846836 - PROCESSED

Message Body:

Dear Customer,
Your order has been successfully processed.
FLIGHT NUMBER MA781TP
ELECTRONIC 062846836
DATE & TIME / OCTOBER 30, 2012, 10:45 AM
DEPARTING / Toronto
TOTAL PRICE / 429.52 CAD
Please download and print your ticket from the following URL : hxxp://www.aircanada.com/aco/manageMyBookings.do?tid=MA781TP&ticket_number=062846836
For more information regarding your order, contact us by visiting, visit : hxxp://www.aircanada.com/en/customercare/index.html?orderid=062846836&ssid=8037
Thank you
Air Canada.

Cisco Security Intelligence Operations analysts examine real-world e-mail traffic data that is collected from over 100,000 contributing organizations worldwide. This data helps provide a range of information about and analysis of global e-mail security threats and trends. Cisco will continue to monitor this threat and automatically adapt IronPort systems to protect customers. This report will be updated if there are significant changes or if the risk to end users increases.

Cisco IronPort Virus Outbreak Filters protect customers during the critical period between the first exploit of a virus outbreak and the release of vendor antivirus signatures. E-mail that is managed by Cisco and end users who are protected by Cisco IronPort web security appliances will not be impacted by these attacks. Cisco IronPort appliances are automatically updated to prevent both spam e-mail and hostile web URLs from being passed to the end user.

Related Links
Cisco Security Intelligence Operations
Cisco Threat Operations Center
Cisco SenderBase Security Network
 
Alert History
 

Version 4, October 31, 2012, 12:47 PM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on October 31, 2012.

Version 3, October 31, 2012, 10:03 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on October 30, 2012.

Version 2, October 24, 2012, 11:40 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on October 24, 2012.

Version 1, October 24, 2012, 10:07 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on October 23, 2012.



Product Sets
 
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.

Primary Products:
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Associated Products:
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