IP Address: 118.184.13.8Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
118.184.13.8​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker, Scanner

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

Service Creation DNS Query Successful MSSQL Login Create MsSql Table Service Configuration Create MsSql Procedure WMI Method RDP Service Start Access Suspicious Domain Drop MsSql Table MSSQL Download and Execute Malicious File IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain Persistency - Logon Outgoing Connection

Associated Attack Servers

ok.9527kdy.com i.qq.com ocsp2.globalsign.com users.qzone.qq.com ocsp.globalsign.com ctldl.windowsupdate.com

192.74.226.106

Basic Information

IP Address

118.184.13.8

Domain

-

ISP

Beijing CNISP Technology Co.

Country

China

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2018-05-27

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2018-06-19

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 username: sa - Authentication policy: Reached Max Attempts

Successful MSSQL Login

A user logged in using MSSQL with the following username: sa - Authentication policy: Previously Approved User

Successful MSSQL Login

A user logged in using MSSQL with the following credentials: sa / ********** - Authentication policy: Previously Approved User 3 times

Successful MSSQL Login

MSSQL tables were dropped: #A3D0DDEA and #A1E89578

Drop MsSql Table

MSSQL tables were created: #qtemp______________________________________________________________________________________________________________000000000003 and #temp_jobs_to_delete________________________________________________________________________________________________000000000002

Create MsSql Table

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : MS-SQL SQL Injection closing string plus line comment

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

C:\Windows\System32\hex568.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Antidebug Antivm, Peid, Packer Compiler Signatures and Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

C:\hex568.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Antidebug Antivm, Peid, Packer Compiler Signatures and Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

The file C:\Windows\System32\hex568.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

The file C:\hex568.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

c:\windows\system32\services.exe installed and started c:\windows\system32\shennong.bat as a service named SSDKSRV under service group None

Service Creation Service Start

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Shennong.bat was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Antidebug Antivm, Peid, Packer Compiler Signatures and Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

Process c:\windows\system32\hex568.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: ok.9527kdy.com

Access Suspicious Domain DNS Query Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\hex568.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 192.74.226.106:81

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\hex568.exe attempted to access domains: users.qzone.qq.com, ocsp2.globalsign.com, i.qq.com, ctldl.windowsupdate.com and ocsp.globalsign.com

DNS Query

MSSQL procedures were created: sp_addextendedproc and sp_dropextendedproc

Create MsSql Procedure

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

Malicious File

The file c:\windows\system32\cs.exe was downloaded and executed 2 times

Download and Execute

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

Malicious File

c:\program files\microsoft sql server\mssql11.sqlexpress\mssql\binn\sqlservr.exe set the command line C:\WINDOWS\web\1.exe to run using Persistency - Logon

Persistency - Logon

The file C:\Windows\System32\p.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

Process c:\windows\system32\p.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 192.74.226.106:21

Outgoing Connection

Connection was closed due to timeout

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 192.74.226.106:21

Outgoing Connection

Associated Files

C:\Windows\System32\hex568.exe

SHA256: 0067906b5d07ab9b32ac3354bd4da5a87ea935c4060f5c1cbdc5d5a445996ebb

43520 bytes

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IP Address: 118.184.13.8​Previously Malicious