Threat Outbreak Alert

Threat Outbreak Alert: Fake Airline Ticket Purchase Order Notification E-mail Messages on December 6, 2012

 
Threat Type:IntelliShield: Threat Outbreak Alert
IntelliShield ID:27421
Version:6
First Published:2012 November 14 16:13 GMT
Last Published:2012 December 06 17:11 GMT
Port: Not available
Urgency:Possible use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Mild Damage
 
Version Summary:Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on December 6, 2012.
 

Description
 
Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity related to spam e-mail messages that claim to contain an airline ticket purchase order notification for the recipient. The text in the e-mail message attempts to convince the recipient to open the link and view the details. However, the link contains .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 (RuleID4804, RuleID4804KVR, and RuleID4804KVR_1) may contain the following files:

ticketHQ628CA.zip
ticketHQ628CA.scr
ticketRX749CA.zip
ticketRX749CA.scr

ticket847201873.zip
ticket847201873.scr

ticketWS372CA.zip
ticketWS372CA.scr
ticketSK372CA.zip
ticketSK372CA.scr

ticketTB7392CA.zip
ticketTB7392CA.scr
ticketMB7483US.scr
ticketMB7483US.zip


The ticketHQ628CA.scr file in the ticketHQ628CA.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: 0xB72B8EAF78C6DED6206F7C8D48975C04

The ticketRX749CA.scr file in the ticketRX749CA.zip attachment has a file size of 320,512 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x32C192A196AE1A0F291739B8CBDC531E

The ticket847201873.scr file in the ticket847201873.zip attachment has a file size of 32,8704 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0xD6309966050A7BF11831517D76265BF6

The ticketWS372CA.scr file in the ticketWS372CA.zip attachment has a file size of 328,704 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x40B5AA1073BD5044D0D13CCF69B65973

The ticketSK372CA.scr file in the ticketSK372CA.zip attachment has a file size of 328,704 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x693BD9B46B424F1F14ACA5B9E987B9BD

The ticketTB7392CA.scr file in the ticketTB7392CA.zip archive has a file size of 175,104 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x32AEBF4CCFDD41948281E407CD42CAF9

The ticketMB7483US.scr file in the ticketMB7483US.zip has a file size of 312,320 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x1682B9275DB7DE737C1103EB20E4E9FF

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

Subject: Your Order#749203485 - PROCESSED

Message Body:

Dear Customer,
Your order has been successfully processed.
FLIGHT NUMBER HQ628CA
ELECTRONIC 749203485
DATE & TIME / NOVEMBER 15, 2012, 11:30 AM
DEPARTING / Toronto
TOTAL PRICE / 410.33 CAD
Please download and print your ticket from the following URL : httx://www.aircanada.com/aco/manageMyBookings.do?tid=ZX738GT&ticket_number=749203485
For more information regarding your order, contact us by visiting , visit : httx://www.aircanada.com/en/customercare/index.html?orderid=749203485&ssid=7482
Thank you
Air Canada.
This e-mail and any attachments may contain confidential and privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately by return e-mail, delete this e-mail and destroy any copies. Any dissemination or use of this information by a person other than the intended recipient is unauthorized and may be illegal. Unless otherwise stated, opinions expressed in this e-mail are those of the author and are not endorsed by the author's employer. Please be advised we cannot accept trading instructions via Email.
Le présent message, ainsi que tout fichier qui y est joint, est envoyé à l'intention exclusive de son ou de ses destinataires; il est de nature confidentielle et peut constituer une information privilégiée. Nous avertissons toute personne autre que le destinataire prévu que tout examen, réacheminement, impression, copie, distribution ou autre utilisation de ce message et de tout fichier qui y est joint est strictement interdit. Si vous n'êtes pas le destinataire prévu, veuillez en aviser immédiatement l'expéditeur par retour de courriel et supprimer ce message et tout document joint de votre système. Sauf indication contraire, les opinions exprimées dans le présent message sont celles de l’auteur et ne sont pas avalisées par l’employeur de l’auteur. Veuillez prendre note que nous ne pouvons accepter aucune instruction de négociation par

Or

Subject: Your Order#740278947 - PROCESSED

Message Body:

Dear Customer,
Your order has been successfully processed.
FLIGHT NUMBER RX749CA
ELECTRONIC 740278947
DATE & TIME / NOVEMBER 16, 2012, 10:30 AM
DEPARTING / Toronto
TOTAL PRICE / 420.33 CAD
Please download and print your ticket from the following URL : httx://www.aircanada.com/aco/manageMyBookings.do?tid=ZX738GT&ticket_number=740278947
For more information regarding your order, contact us by visiting , visit : httx://www.aircanada.com/en/customercare/index.html?orderid=740278947&ssid=7482
Thank you
Air Canada.

Or
Subject: Your Order#75826351 - PROCESSED

Message Body:

Dear Customer,
Your order has been successfully processed.
FLIGHT NUMBER MB7483US
ELECTRONIC 75826351
DATE & TIME / DEC 7, 2012, 11:22 AM
ARRIVING / New York
TOTAL PRICE / 319.33 USD
Please download and print your ticket from the following URL : https://www.aa.com/travelInformation/viewOrderInfo.do?ticket_number=75826351&acton=download&fid=MB7483US
For more information regarding your order, contact us by visiting : https://www.aa.com/contactAA/viewContactAAAccess.do?session=MB7483US
Thank you
America Airlines.

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 systems to protect customers. This report will be updated if there are significant changes or if the risk to end users increases.

Cisco security appliances 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 Web Security Appliances will not be impacted by these attacks. Cisco security 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 5, December 6, 2012, 11:01 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on December 5, 2012.

Version 4, December 5, 2012, 6:32 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on December 4, 2012.

Version 3, November 29, 2012, 5:30 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on November 28, 2012.

Version 2, November 15, 2012, 11:21 AM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on November 15, 2012.

Version 1, November 14, 2012, 12:13 PM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on November 14, 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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