Threat Outbreak Alert

Threat Outbreak Alert: Fake SMS Picture Notification E-mail Messages on December 4, 2012

 
Threat Type:IntelliShield: Threat Outbreak Alert
IntelliShield ID:27511
Version:2
First Published:2012 November 30 22:28 GMT
Last Published:2012 December 05 09:59 GMT
Port: Not available
Urgency:Possible use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Mild Damage
 
Version Summary:Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on December 4, 2012.
 

Description
 
Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity related to spam e-mail messages that claim to contain a picture for the recipient. The text in the e-mail message attempts to persuade the recipient to open the attachment to view the picture. However, the attachment contains a malicious .cpl file that, when executed, attempts to infect the system with malicious code.

E-mail messages that are related to this threat (RuleID4847KVR, RuleID4847KVR_1, RuleID4847KVR_2, RuleID4847KVR_3, RuleID4847KVR_4, and RuleID4847KVR_5) may contain the following file(s):

DSC0702711.zip
DSC0702711.cpl,
DSC0600212.zip
DSC0600212.cpl
DSC0500212.zip
DSC0500212.cpl
DSC0300212.zip
DSC0300212.cpl
DSC0100212.zip
DSC0100212.cpl
DSC0900212.zip
DSC0900212.cpl

The file DSC0702711.cpl has a file size of 118,784 bytes. The MD5 checksum, which is a unique identifier of the executable, is the following string: 0xD2E4AEA90872E5A9EFAF57BF87298973.

The DSC0600212.cpl file in the DSC0600212.zip attachment has a file size of 118,784 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x4E18E8195B13F2F42AEC0C3CDD9833DC.

The DSC0500212.cpl file in the DSC0500212.zip attachment has a file size of 118,784 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0xB1543B5A2B8097A0AFDED07D897DF7AC.

The DSC0100212.cpl file in the DSC0100212.zip attachment has a file size of 118,784 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0xBFB776BCB3FD21489C9AD1E77C738065.

The DSC0300212.cpl file in the DSC0300212.zip attachment has a file size of 118,784 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x7A02A9DE83FB13CFD9E8E41303759434.

A variant of DSC0100212.cpl  file in the DSC0100212.zip attachment has a file size of 118,784 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x0ACCF924F6FBB966E26390C959D15DAC.

The DSC0900212.cpl file in the DSC0900212.zip attachment has a file size of 118,784 bytes. The MD5 checksum is the following string: 0x4DB6A259426E6F0B64CBBBCAFB9AEFFC

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

Subject: Receive SMS From 81319067

Message Body:

Foto Mensagem recebida.
From: Number ID 81319067 TIM Brasil
Usuário ID 81319067 lhe envio um TIM - Foto Mensagem visualizar.
Authentication codec: 041798FEEFADC5A923F06048246AB516C84812E66F6A50746B0B38587482EF6
No virus found in this incoming message.
Checked by TIM ORG
Version: 7.5.476 / Virus Database: 269.9.6/866 - Release

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 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 web security appliances will not be impacted by these attacks. Cisco 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 1, November 30, 2012, 6:28 PM: Cisco Security Intelligence Operations has detected significant activity on November 30, 2012.


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

Primary Products:
IntelliShieldThreat Outbreak Alert Original Release Base

Associated Products:
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