Author: Robert Nicole Malagad   

 

Linux/Xbash-A (Sophos_Lite), Linux.Trojan (Norton)

 PLATFORM:

Windows

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

  • Threat Type:
    Ransomware

  • Destructiveness:
    No

  • Encrypted:
    Yes

  • In the wild:
    Yes

  OVERVIEW

INFECTION CHANNEL: Downloaded from the Internet, Dropped by other malware

This Ransomware may be downloaded by other malware/grayware/spyware from remote sites.

  TECHNICAL DETAILS

File size: 9,568,976 bytes
File type: ELF
Memory resident: No
INITIAL SAMPLES RECEIVED DATE: 19 September 2018
PAYLOAD: Connects to URLs/IPs

Arrival Details

This Ransomware may be downloaded by other malware/grayware/spyware from remote sites.

Stolen Information

This Ransomware sends the gathered information via HTTP POST to the following URL:

  • http://{BLOCKED}ift.censys.xyz/cidir

Other Details

This Ransomware does the following:

  • It uses the following list of passwords to bruteforce database servers:
    • test
    • neagrle
    • 123456
    • admin
    • root
    • password
    • 123123
    • 123
    • 1
    • {user}
    • {user}{user}
    • {user}1
    • {user}123
    • {user}2016
    • {user}2015
    • {user}!
    • P@ssw0rd!!
    • qwa123
    • 12345678
    • test
    • 123qwe!@#
    • 123456789
    • 123321
    • 1314520
    • 666666
    • woaini
    • fuckyou
    • 000000
    • 1234567890
    • 8888888
    • qwerty
    • 1qaz2wsx
    • abc123
    • abc123456
    • 1q2w3e4r
    • 123qwe
    • 159357
    • p@ssw0rd
    • p@55w0rd
    • password!
    • p@ssw0rd!
    • password1
    • r00t
    • tomcat
    • apache
    • system'
    • 121212
    • jason
    • admin123
    • goodluck123
    • peaches
    • asdfghjkl
    • wang123456
    • falcon
    • www123
    • 1qazxsw2
    • 112211
    • fuckyou
    • test
    • silver
    • 123456789
    • 234567
    • 1122334455
    • xxxxxx
    • 123321
    • 7788521
    • 123456qaz
    • hunter
    • qwe123
    • 123
    • asdf123
    • password
    • 1q2w3e4r
    • nihao123
    • aaaa1111
    • 123123
    • 147258369
    • a123
    • 123qwe
    • 1234abcd
    • spider
    • qqaazz
    • qwertyuiop
    • 1234qwer
    • 123abc
    • qwer1234
    • mustang
    • 123456
    • 123456a
    • ww123456
    • 1234
    • 123456.com
    • football
    • jessica
    • power
    • q1w2e3r4t5
    • aaa123
    • passw0rd
    • 741852
    • 666666
    • 123465
    • justin
    • !@#$%^&*()
    • 12345
    • 222222
    • qazwsx123
    • 999999
    • abc123
    • tomcat
    • dongdong
    • 654321
    • 111111a
    • q1w2e3
    • dragon
    • 1234560
    • 1234567
    • asd123456
    • secret
    • abc123456
    • master
    • qq123456
    • 1q2w3e
    • playboy
    • P@ssw0rd
    • 123654
    • 88888888
    • 12345678
    • orange
    • rabbit
    • jonathan
    • 000000
    • qwer
    • admin
    • asdfasdf
    • 1234567890
    • 709394
    • 12qwaszx
    • abcd1234
    • pass
    • fuck
    • abc12345
    • qweasdzxc
    • abcdef
    • superman
    • rainbow
    • 11111111111
    • 1
    • 321
    • 888888
    • 1qaz2wsx
    • test
    • 112233
    • qazwsx
    • welcome
    • 4815162342
    • tiger
    • wangyang
    • q1w2e3r4
    • 111111
    • a123456
    • hello
    • 123456654321
  • It uses the following usernames for specific database server:
    • mysql:[root]
    • postgresql:[postgres, admin]
    • mongodb:[admin]
    • redis:[null]
  • It uses regular expression to scan tcp and udp ports in the database servers
  • It uses the following ports for the specific database servers:
    • HTTP: 80, 8080, 8888, 8000, 8001, 8088
    • VNC: 5900, 5901, 5902, 5903
    • MySQL: 3306
    • Memcached: 11211
    • MySQL/MariaDB: 3309, 3308,3360 3306, 3307, 9806, 1433
    • FTP: 21
    • Telnet: 23, 2323
    • PostgreSQL: 5432
    • Redis: 6379, 2379
    • ElasticSearch: 9200
    • MongoDB: 27017
    • RDP: 3389
    • UPnP/SSDP: 1900
    • NTP: 123
    • DNS: 53
    • SNMP: 161
    • LDAP: 389
    • Rexec: 512
    • Rlogin: 513
    • Rsh: 514
    • Rsync: 873
    • Oracle database: 1521
    • CouchDB: 5984
  • It uses the following for C2 Communication based on HTTP Protocol:
    • Fetching for a list of IP addresses or domains for scanning a range of IP
    • Fetching for a list of passwords
    • Reports the scan results
  • It fetches internet resources using
    • user-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.2; WOW64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/29.0.1547.2 Safari/537.36
    • url:http://{BLOCKED}ift.censys.xyz/cidir
  • This ransomware will do the following commands on the database it has bypassed:
    • DROP DATABASE %s← (This command will delete the database)
    • CREATE DATABASE %s;' % 'PLEASE_READ_ME_XYZ ← (This command will create a blank database)
    • CREATE TABLE WARNING (id INT NOT NULL, PRIMARY KEY(id), warning TEXT, Bitcoin_Address TEXT,Email TEXT); ← (This command will create a blank table in the current database)
    • INSERT INTO PLEASE_READ_ME_XYZ.WARNING (id, warning, Bitcoin_Address, Email) VALUES(1,'Send 0.02 BTC to this address and contact this email with your ip or db_name of your server to recover your database! Your DB is Backed up to our servers!', '1Kss6v4eSUgP4WrYtfYGZGDoRsf74M7CMr', 'backupsql@protonmail.com'); ← (This command will insert the data in the table)

  SOLUTION

Minimum scan engine: 9.850
First VSAPI Pattern File: 14.524.06
First VSAPI Pattern Release Date: 24 September 2018
VSAPI OPR PATTERN-VERSION: 14.525.00
VSAPI OPR PATTERN DATE: 25 September 2018

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