IP Address: 123.249.79.119Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
123.249.79.119​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

MSSQL Azure DNS Query CMD Create MsSql Table Drop MsSql Table Malicious File Access Suspicious Domain Persistency - Image Hijack MSSQL MSSQL Brute Force IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain Create MsSql Procedure Successful MSSQL Login Outgoing Connection

Connect Back Servers

dns.msftncsi.com cct119.com

0.0.0.0

Basic Information

IP Address

123.249.79.119

Domain

-

ISP

Wonten Network

Country

China

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2017-07-27

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2017-07-27

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 (Part of a Brute Force Attempt)

MSSQL Brute Force Successful MSSQL Login

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

MSSQL Brute Force Successful MSSQL Login

A user logged in using MSSQL with the following credentials: kisadmin / **** - Authentication policy: Reached Max Attempts (Part of a Brute Force Attempt)

MSSQL Brute Force Successful MSSQL Login

A user logged in using MSSQL with the following username: sa - Authentication policy: Previously Approved User (Part of a Brute Force Attempt) 2 times

MSSQL Brute Force Successful MSSQL Login

A user logged in using MSSQL with the following credentials: kisadmin / **** - Authentication policy: Previously Approved User (Part of a Brute Force Attempt) 2 times

MSSQL Brute Force Successful MSSQL Login

MSSQL procedures were created: sp_addextendedproc and sp_dropextendedproc

Create MsSql Procedure

c:\program files\microsoft sql server\mssql11.sqlexpress\mssql\binn\sqlservr.exe set the command line taskkill.exe to run using Persistency - Image Hijack 50 times

Persistency - Image Hijack

Process c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework64\v4.0.30319\ngentask.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 0.0.0.0:50724

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\microsoft.net\framework64\v4.0.30319\ngentask.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: cct119.com

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 0.0.0.0:49931

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: cct119.com

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 123.249.79.119:21 and 0.0.0.0:49933

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 123.249.79.119:21 and 0.0.0.0:49935

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 123.249.79.119:21 and 0.0.0.0:49937

Outgoing Connection

MSSQL tables were dropped: #A2DCE084 and #A0F49812

Drop MsSql Table

MSSQL tables were created: #temp_jobs_to_delete________________________________________________________________________________________________000000000002

Create MsSql Table

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 123.249.79.119:21 and 0.0.0.0:49939

Outgoing Connection

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

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

C:\Windows\System32\hexpwtu.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Peid, Malw Pe Sections, Packer, Antidebug Antivm, Maldoc Somerules and Packer Compiler Signatures

Malicious File

C:\hexpwtu.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Peid, Malw Pe Sections, Packer, Antidebug Antivm, Maldoc Somerules and Packer Compiler Signatures

Malicious File

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IP Address: 123.249.79.119​Previously Malicious