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Kinsing Malware Exploiting Liferay Vulnerability CVE-2020-7961

    • Updated:
    • 3 Nov 2020
    • Product/Version:
    • Cloud One - Workload Security All
    • Deep Discovery Inspector All
    • Deep Security 11.0
    • Deep Security 12.5
    • Deep Security 20.0
    • Platform:
Summary

The Kinsing Malware is related to a campaign targeting misconfigured Docker Daemon API ports. This allows for threats like coinminers to spread in Linux-based environments. However, there are cases reported of utilizing CVE-2020-7961 to drop the threat in a regular Linux machine.

Details
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Solutions Available:

DetectionMinimum Pattern
Trojan.SH.KINSING.B15.941.00
Backdoor.Linux.KINSING.A15.867.00
Trojan.SH.KINSING.C15.945.00
Coinminer.Linux.MALXMR.SMDSL6415.417.00
  • Intrusion Prevention

    1010225 - Liferay Portal Untrusted Deserialization Vulnerability (CVE-2020-7961)

  • Deep Discovery Inspector Detection

    DDI RULE 4383 - CVE-2020-7961 - LIFERAY PORTAL RCE EXPLOIT - HTTP (Request)

Recommendations:

  • Endpoint security solutions should be at the latest build version with the latest patterns.
  • Update Liferay Portal if version is 7.2.1 CE GA2 and below.
  • Use IPS Rule 1010225 - Liferay Portal Untrusted Deserialization Vulnerability (CVE-2020-7961)

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Remove a Malware / Virus
Solution Id:
000281211
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