IP Address: 112.232.199.179Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
112.232.199.179​
Previously Malicious

This IP address attempted an attack on a machine protected by Guardicore Centra

Threat Information

Role

Attacker

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

Malicious File Drop MsSql Table Access Suspicious Domain File Operation By CMD MSSQL Null Session Login Create MsSql Procedure MSSQL CMD DNS Query IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain Successful MSSQL Login Download and Execute MSSQL Brute Force Persistency - Logon Outgoing Connection Execute MsSql Shell Command

Connect Back Servers

js.mys2018.xyz down.mys2018.xyz

67.229.99.82

Basic Information

IP Address

112.232.199.179

Domain

-

ISP

China Unicom Shandong

Country

China

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2018-07-22

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2018-07-28

What is Guardicore Centra
Guardicore Centra is a data center and cloud security solution that protects the organization's core assets, using flexible, quickly deployed and easy to understand micro-segmentation controls. Centra generates in-context security incidents, with details on attacker tools and techniques, that help IR teams prioritize incident investigation and reduce dwell time. Learn More

Attack Flow

A user logged in using MSSQL with the following credentials: sa / ****** - Authentication policy: White List (Part of a Brute Force Attempt)

MSSQL Brute Force Successful MSSQL Login

MSSQL procedures were created: sp_password , sp_addsrvrolemember , sp_addextendedproc , sp_droplogin and sp_addlogin

Create MsSql Procedure

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : sp_password - password change

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : xp_cmdshell - program execution

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : xp_reg* - registry access

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : SQL sp_configure - configuration change

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

C:\Windows\System32\wbem\123.bat was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

MSSQL tables were dropped: #A3D0EDE1 and #A1E8A56F

Drop MsSql Table

C:\Windows\System32\PerfStringse.ini was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : sp_start_job - program execution

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

C:\Windows\security\database\edbtmp.log was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: down.mys2018.xyz

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 67.229.99.82:21

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\regsvr32.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: js.mys2018.xyz

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

c:\program files\microsoft sql server\mssql11.sqlexpress\mssql\binn\sqlservr.exe set the command line cmd /c start /min c:\windows\system32\wbem\123.bat to run using Persistency - Logon

Persistency - Logon

MSSQL executed 1 shell commands

Execute MsSql Shell Command

The file C:\Windows\System\cab.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

Connection was closed due to user inactivity

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IP Address: 112.232.199.179​Previously Malicious