Author: Patrick Noel Collado   

 PLATFORM:

Linux\Unix

 OVER ALL RISK RATING:
 DAMAGE POTENTIAL:
 DISTRIBUTION POTENTIAL:
 REPORTED INFECTION:
 INFORMATION EXPOSURE
Low
Medium
High
Critical

  • Threat Type:
    Trojan

  • Destructiveness:
    No

  • Encrypted:
     

  • In the wild:
    Yes

  OVERVIEW

INFECTION CHANNEL: Downloaded from the Internet

This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.

  TECHNICAL DETAILS

File size: 777 bytes
File type: Script
Memory resident: Yes
INITIAL SAMPLES RECEIVED DATE: 04 May 2020
PAYLOAD: Connects to URLs/IPs, Downloads files

Arrival Details

This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.

Download Routine

This Trojan connects to the following website(s) to download and execute a malicious file:

  • If the machine is 64-bit
    • http://{BLOCKED}nt.red/load/dns3 -> Detected as ELF_KAITEN.SM
  • If the machine is 32-bit
    • http://{BLOCKED}nt.red/load/dns3_32bit -> Detected as ELF_KAITEN.SM

  SOLUTION

Minimum scan engine: 9.850
First VSAPI Pattern File: 15.846.05
First VSAPI Pattern Release Date: 04 May 2020
VSAPI OPR PATTERN-VERSION: 15.847.00
VSAPI OPR PATTERN DATE: 05 May 2020

Step 1

Before doing any scans, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.

Step 2

Note that not all files, folders, and registry keys and entries are installed on your computer during this malware's/spyware's/grayware's execution. This may be due to incomplete installation or other operating system conditions. If you do not find the same files/folders/registry information, please proceed to the next step.

Step 3

Identify and terminate files detected as Trojan.SH.HADGLIDER.D

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  1. Windows Task Manager may not display all running processes. In this case, please use a third-party process viewer, preferably Process Explorer, to terminate the malware/grayware/spyware file. You may download the said tool here.
  2. If the detected file is displayed in either Windows Task Manager or Process Explorer but you cannot delete it, restart your computer in safe mode. To do this, refer to this link for the complete steps.
  3. If the detected file is not displayed in either Windows Task Manager or Process Explorer, continue doing the next steps.

Step 4

Search and delete these files

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There may be some files that are hidden. Please make sure you check the Search Hidden Files and Folders checkbox in the "More advanced options" option to include all hidden files and folders in the search result.
  • If the machine is 32-bit: dns3_32bit
  • If the machine is 64-bit: dns3

Step 5

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as Trojan.SH.HADGLIDER.D. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check the following Trend Micro Support pages for more information:


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