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JS_SHESDE.E
Aliases: none
Malware type: Trojan
Destructive: No
Platform: Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)
Encrypted: Yes
In the wild: Yes

Overview


Infection Channel: Downloaded from the Internet

This malware exploits the (MS13-022) Vulnerability in Silverlight Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2814124) vulnerability to run malicious code on a system through a specially-crafted app.

To get a one-glance comprehensive view of the behavior of this Trojan, refer to the Threat Diagram shown below.

This Trojan executes when a user accesses certain websites where it is hosted.

As of this writing, the said sites are inaccessible.

Technical Details


File size: 44,794 bytes
File type: HTML, HTM
Initial samples received date: 06 Mar 2014
Payload: Loads malicious applications, Drops files, Downloads files

Arrival Details

This Trojan executes when a user accesses certain websites where it is hosted.

It may be downloaded from the following remote sites:

  • http://{BLOCKED}nriomafra.com.br/viewer/4/201402/244401107.htm

Installation

This Trojan drops the following file(s)/component(s):

  • %User Temp%\papa.vbs - VBS_SHESDE.D

(Note: %User Temp% is the current user's Temp folder, which is usually C:\Documents and Settings\{user name}\Local Settings\Temp on Windows 2000, XP, and Server 2003, or C:\Users\{user name}\AppData\Local\Temp on Windows Vista and 7.)

Download Routine

This Trojan connects to the following website(s) to download and execute a malicious file:

  • http://{BLOCKED}nriomafra.com.br/5995.mp3

It saves the files it downloads using the following names:

  • %User Temp%\{Random Filename}.exe

(Note: %User Temp% is the current user's Temp folder, which is usually C:\Documents and Settings\{user name}\Local Settings\Temp on Windows 2000, XP, and Server 2003, or C:\Users\{user name}\AppData\Local\Temp on Windows Vista and 7.)

As of this writing, the said sites are inaccessible.

NOTES:

This Trojan contains an embedded object that loads the following malicious Microsoft® Silverlight® application.

  • http://{BLOCKED}nriomafra.com.br/it/ca/pl/555728458.xap

This Trojan drops its component if using the following browser agent.

  • MSIE Trident version 4, 5 and 6.

Solution


Minimum scan engine: 9.700
First VSAPI Pattern File: 10.646.04
First VSAPI Pattern Release Date: 06 Mar 2014
VSAPI OPR Pattern Version: 10.647.00
VSAPI OPR Pattern Release Date: 07 Mar 2014

Step 1

Before doing any scans, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.

Step 2

Close all opened browser windows

Step 3

Remove malware/grayware files dropped/downloaded by JS_SHESDE.E

     
    • VBS_SHESDE.D

Step 4

Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as JS_SHESDE.E. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.


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Analysis By: Ardin Christopher Maglalang

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