IP Address: 171.118.11.128Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
171.118.11.128​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker, Scanner

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

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

Associated Attack Servers

xmr-eu2.nanopool.org 8a66446ab5.pw zcop.ru nic.ru iplogger.co kr1s.ru zc�p.ru www.cyg2016.xyz js.mys2016.info down.mys2016.info ff2dead5a7.pw

195.208.1.107 81.177.135.35

Basic Information

IP Address

171.118.11.128

Domain

-

ISP

China Unicom Shanxi

Country

China

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2018-07-15

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2018-07-16

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

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

Malicious File

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

Malicious File

MSSQL tables were dropped: #A3D0D5ED and #A1E88D7B

Drop MsSql Table

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : sp_start_job - program execution

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: down.mys2016.info

DNS Query Outgoing Connection Access Suspicious Domain

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 81.177.135.35:21

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe started listening on ports: 49159

Listening

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\v[1].sct was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Suspicious Strings and Maldoc Powerpointmouse

Malicious File

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

Process c:\windows\system32\regsvr32.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: js.mys2016.info

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

MSSQL executed 2 shell commands

Execute MsSql Shell Command

PowerShell session started by c:\windows\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\king.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Peid, Antidebug Antivm and Crypto Signatures

Malicious File

Process c:\windows\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: kr1s.ru

DNS Query Outgoing Connection Access Suspicious Domain

Process c:\windows\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: nic.ru:80

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\users\admini~1\appdata\local\temp\king.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: iplogger.co and kr1s.ru

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\doc.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Peid, Antidebug Antivm and Crypto Signatures

Malicious File

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\doc[1].dat was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Peid, Antidebug Antivm and Crypto Signatures

Malicious File

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\nsaD0F9.tmp\inetc.dll was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Peid and Antidebug Antivm

Malicious File

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Temps\DOC001.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Peid, Antidebug Antivm and Crypto Signatures

Malicious File

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\Tmp165E.tmp was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer, Peid and Packer Compiler Signatures

Malicious File

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

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Temps\NsCpuCNMiner32.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Malw Xmrig Miner, Packer Compiler Signatures, Antidebug Antivm, Crypto Signatures and Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Temps\NsCpuCNMiner64.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Peid, Crypto Signatures, Antidebug Antivm, Packer Compiler Signatures, Malw Xmrig Miner and Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\nsb1E10.tmp\inetc.dll was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Peid and Antidebug Antivm

Malicious File

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\java.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Antidebug Antivm and Crypto Signatures

Malicious File

The file C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Temps\DOC001.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\java[1].dat was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Antidebug Antivm and Crypto Signatures

Malicious File

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\Javatemp\jar2.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Antidebug Antivm and Crypto Signatures

Malicious File

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\Javatemp\temps.7z1 was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Antidebug Antivm

Malicious File

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\dhelper.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Peid and Antidebug Antivm

Malicious File

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\nsz6645.tmp\nsExec.dll was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures and Antidebug Antivm

Malicious File

The file C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\dhelper.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\x86\86x.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Antidebug Antivm and Crypto Signatures

Malicious File

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\86x[1].dat was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Antidebug Antivm and Crypto Signatures

Malicious File

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\x64\dether.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Peid, Crypto Signatures, Antidebug Antivm, Packer Compiler Signatures, Malw Xmrig Miner and Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

Process c:\users\administrator\appdata\roaming\dhelper.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: ff2dead5a7.pw and 8a66446ab5.pw

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\data[1].dat was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Peid, Crypto Signatures, Antidebug Antivm, Packer Compiler Signatures, Malw Xmrig Miner and Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

C:\DOC001.exe was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Packer Compiler Signatures, Peid, Antidebug Antivm and Crypto Signatures

Malicious File

The file C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Temps\NsCpuCNMiner64.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

Process c:\users\administrator\appdata\roaming\temps\nscpucnminer64.exe attempted to access domains: xmr-eu2.nanopool.org

DNS Query

Connection was closed due to timeout

Associated Files

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\config\systemprofile\AppData\Roaming\dhelper.exe

SHA256: 6864f1e5a0492e69eebfeab9e2ebd712363141d46102a96bfce02924081c7762

2179584 bytes

C:\Windows\Temp\doc.exe

SHA256: d2e8b77fe0ddb96c4d52a34f9498dc7dd885c7b11b8745b78f3f6beaeec8e191

1033460 bytes

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Temps\NsCpuCNMiner64.exe

SHA256: 90b56ccc13934418ebc8a51cbedccbafe27d877c6080023afbb42092d7fdcf72

966144 bytes

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IP Address: 171.118.11.128​Previously Malicious