IP Address: 222.74.48.230Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
222.74.48.230​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker, Scanner

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

File Operation By CMD MSSQL User Added to Group Service Configuration Access Suspicious Domain User Created Service Creation Outgoing Connection Service Start User Password Changed User Removed DNS Query Scheduled Task Creation Download and Execute Post Reboot Rename Persistency - Logon Execute MsSql Shell Command IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain CMD Successful MSSQL Login

Associated Attack Servers

ocsp2.globalsign.com ocsp.globalsign.com 113.240.239.69 map.baidu.com s.cvc.world www.baidu.com users.qzone.qq.com c.vivi.casa m.gmcc.live ctldl.windowsupdate.com o.mwwwm.icu tbip.alicdn.com 2019.ip138.com m.ieo.buzz

113.240.239.69

Basic Information

IP Address

222.74.48.230

Domain

-

ISP

China Telecom neimeng

Country

China

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-04-14

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2019-07-02

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: Reached Max Attempts

Successful MSSQL Login

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

Successful MSSQL Login

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : SQL sp_configure - configuration change

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : xp_enumerrorlogs access

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : xp_reg* - registry access

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

MSSQL executed 60 shell commands

Execute MsSql Shell Command

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : xp_cmdshell - program execution

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

The file C:\ProgramData\sqlagentsok.exe was downloaded and executed 3 times

Download and Execute

c:\users\admini~1\appdata\local\temp\sqlagentsak.exe installed a Persistency - Logon backdoor by modifying Windows Registry

Persistency - Logon

Process c:\users\admini~1\appdata\local\temp\sqlagentsak.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: 113.240.239.69, c.vivi.casa, m.ieo.buzz and s.cvc.world

Access Suspicious Domain Outgoing Connection DNS Query

Process c:\users\admini~1\appdata\local\temp\sqlagentsak.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 113.240.239.69:9633

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\users\admini~1\appdata\local\temp\sqlagentsak.exe attempted to access domains: 2019.ip138.com, ctldl.windowsupdate.com, map.baidu.com, ocsp.globalsign.com, ocsp2.globalsign.com, tbip.alicdn.com and www.baidu.com

DNS Query

The command line C:\ProgramData\SQLAGENTSCK.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\.NET Framework NGEN v4.1.30429

The file C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\sqlbrowsersa.exe was downloaded and executed 2 times

Download and Execute

c:\windows\system32\services.exe installed and started c:\program as a service named Microsoft SQL service under service group None

Service Start Service Creation

The command line C:\ProgramData\SQLAGENTSCK.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\.NET Framework NGEN v4.1.30429 64

c:\windows\syswow64\295250.bak was deleted by c:\users\admini~1\appdata\local\temp\sqlbrowsersn.exe ( pending reboot )

Post Reboot Rename

Process c:\program files (x86)\microsoft sql server\sqlbrowsersa.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: m.gmcc.live

Access Suspicious Domain Outgoing Connection DNS Query

Process c:\program files (x86)\microsoft sql server\sqlbrowsersa.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 113.240.239.69:21181

Outgoing Connection

The file C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\SQLIOSIMSD.exe was downloaded and executed 3 times

Download and Execute

The command line C:\RECYCLER\SQLAGENTSCK.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\.NET Framework NGEN v4.1.30439

c:\windows\system32\services.exe installed and started c:\program as a service named Microsoft SQL Server under service group None

Service Start Service Creation

The command line C:\RECYCLER\SQLAGENTSCK.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\.NET Framework NGEN v4.1.30439 64

The command line C:\ProgramData\SQLAGENTSOK.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\.NET Framework NGEN v4.1.30529

Process c:\users\admini~1\appdata\local\temp\sqlagentc.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: o.mwwwm.icu

Access Suspicious Domain DNS Query

Process c:\program files (x86)\microsoft sql server\sqliosimsd.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: m.gmcc.live

Access Suspicious Domain Outgoing Connection DNS Query

Process c:\program files (x86)\microsoft sql server\sqliosimsd.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 113.240.239.69:22289

Outgoing Connection

The command line C:\ProgramData\SQLAGENTSOK.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\.NET Framework NGEN v4.1.30529 64

The command line C:\RECYCLER\SQLAGENTSOK.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\.NET Framework NGEN v4.1.30539

The command line C:\RECYCLER\SQLAGENTSOK.exe was scheduled to run by modifying C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\.NET Framework NGEN v4.1.30539 64

Process c:\program files (x86)\microsoft sql server\sqlbrowsersa.exe attempted to access domains: users.qzone.qq.com

DNS Query

Password for user Guest was changed to: ********* 2 times

User Password Changed

User Guest was added to groups: Administrators

User Added to Group

User iuer_server was created with the password ********* 4 times

User Created

Connection was closed due to timeout

Associated Files

C:\Windows\Help\csrss.exe

SHA256: 979e8800d489518978e1eae9d045efb97f286a5ca2f0f6d50c73bb6366a2e048

11264 bytes

C:\ProgramData\sqlagentsok.exe

SHA256: a0d5370b1f078f76cececdd6987cf62843922acfda0c6b897f470ff5defbd6a9

349696 bytes

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\SQLIOSIMSD.exe

SHA256: ff4a711026fd49a2a4194c1a242e28258235796c77c4d361fc3a1bb53aed5956

95801344 bytes

C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\sqlbrowsersa.exe

SHA256: 5e57833dc7d102350cdd6b46ec7b654b9a12597c9f566b37efde4b17288216c9

81916416 bytes

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IP Address: 222.74.48.230​Previously Malicious