IP Address: 79.160.37.26Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
79.160.37.26​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker, Scanner

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

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

Associated Attack Servers

js.mys2018.xyz down.mys2018.xyz

67.229.99.82

Basic Information

IP Address

79.160.37.26

Domain

-

ISP

Altibox AS

Country

Norway

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2018-04-08

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2018-04-18

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

WMI methods were executed: Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="C:\\Progra~1\\Common~1\\System\\ado\\msado15.dll"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="vbscript.dll"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="shell32.dll"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="WSHom.Ocx"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="jscript.dll"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="regsvr32.exe"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="ftp.exe"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="cmd.exe"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="cacls.exe"::SetSecurityDescriptor , Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="scrrun.dll"::SetSecurityDescriptor and Win32_LogicalFileSecuritySetting.Path="rundll32.exe"::SetSecurityDescriptor

WMI Method

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

MSSQL tables were dropped: #A3D0EDE1 and #A1E8A56F

Drop MsSql Table

IDS detected Attempted User Privilege Gain : sp_start_job - program execution

IDS - Attempted User Privilege Gain

WMI persistence was detected. Consumers used: ActiveScriptEventConsumer

WMI Persistence

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

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

MSSQL executed 2 shell commands

Execute MsSql Shell Command

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: down.mys2018.xyz

DNS Query Outgoing Connection Access Suspicious Domain

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 67.229.99.82:21

Outgoing Connection

Process c:\windows\system32\regsvr32.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: js.mys2018.xyz

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Temp\Tmp7D85.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

Connection was closed due to user inactivity

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IP Address: 79.160.37.26​Previously Malicious