IP Address: 83.172.41.54Previously Malicious

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IP Address:
83.172.41.54​
Previously Malicious

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

Threat Information

Role

Attacker

Services Targeted

MSSQL

Tags

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

Connect Back Servers

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

218.30.115.123 103.95.29.8 0.0.0.0 27.255.79.151 60.250.76.51

Basic Information

IP Address

83.172.41.54

Domain

-

ISP

JSC ER-Telecom Holding

Country

Russian Federation

WHOIS

Created Date

-

Updated Date

-

Organization

-

First seen in Guardicore Centra

2017-05-25

Last seen in Guardicore Centra

2017-09-22

What is Guardicore Centra
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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

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

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

Process c:\windows\system32\ftp.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 0.0.0.0:49425

Outgoing Connection

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

DNS Query Outgoing Connection 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

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

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

The file C:\Windows\System\cabs.exe was downloaded and executed

Download and Execute

Process c:\windows\system\cabs.exe attempted to access domains: blog.sina.com.cn

DNS Query

Process c:\windows\system\cabs.exe generated outgoing network traffic to: 218.30.115.123:80

Outgoing Connection

The file C:\Windows\debug\item.dat was downloaded and loaded by c:\windows\system32\rundll32.exe

Download and Execute

Process c:\windows\system32\regsvr32.exe attempted to access suspicious domains: js.mykings.top

DNS Query Access Suspicious Domain

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IP Address: 83.172.41.54​Previously Malicious