IP Address: 222.73.139.109Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
222.73.139.109​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

WMI Method Drop MsSql Table Execute MsSql Shell Command Failed MSSQL Login MSSQL Brute Force Malicious File File Operation By CMD Persistency - Logon Create MsSql Procedure WMI Persistence Access Suspicious Domain IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain DNS Query MSSQL 2014 MSSQL Successful MSSQL Login CMD MSSQL Null Session Login

Connect Back Servers

www.cyg2016.xyz dns.msftncsi.com down.mys2016.info blog.sina.com.cn activation-v2.sls.microsoft.com js.mys2016.info www.msftncsi.com hinet.net js.mykings.top

0.0.0.0 218.30.115.123 27.255.79.151 60.250.76.51 103.95.29.8

Basic Information

IP Address

222.73.139.109

Domain

-

ISP

China Telecom Shanghai

Country

China

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2017-04-10

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2018-01-04

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

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

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

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

c:\windows\security\database\edb.log was identified as malicious by YARA according to rules: Suspicious Strings

Malicious File

MSSQL tables were dropped: #A2DCC9A8 , #A1E8A56F and #A4C5121A

Drop MsSql Table

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : sp_start_job - program execution

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

Process c:\windows\system32\wbem\scrcons.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: www.cyg2016.xyz

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 0.0.0.0:49796

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

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

Process NetworkService Service Group attempted to access suspicious domains: down.mys2016.info

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

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

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 2 shell commands

Execute MsSql Shell Command

Connection was closed due to user inactivity

Associated Files

C:\Windows\System\cabs.exe

SHA256: 1e8017816a5b74cf68467f8c8d588713c61b1e7d22b1b5794ac751953d2cd35b

184936 bytes

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IP Address: 222.73.139.109​Previously Malicious