Author: Patrick Noel Collado   

 PLATFORM:

Linux

 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: 206 bytes
File type: Script
Memory resident: Yes
INITIAL SAMPLES RECEIVED DATE: 06 August 2020

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.

Installation

This Trojan drops the following files:

  • {Malware Path}\out.txt -> List of Docker servers with open ports

Other Details

This Trojan does the following:

  • Uses masscan to search for vulnerable Docker servers
  • Uses a container from {BLOCKED}mk/alpine2 to install and execute the cryptominer from the official XMRIG github repository.

  SOLUTION

Minimum scan engine: 9.850
First VSAPI Pattern File: 16.148.04
First VSAPI Pattern Release Date: 06 August 2020
VSAPI OPR PATTERN-VERSION: 16.149.00
VSAPI OPR PATTERN DATE: 07 August 2020

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