Perimeter
3/31/2011
06:25 PM
Commentary
Commentary
Commentary
Connect Directly
RSS
E-Mail
50%
50%

Lizamoon SQL Injection: Dead From The Get-Go

The latest round of headline-grabbing SQL injection attacks aren't new, and they aren't very effective; in fact, Lizamoon might as well be called the little injection that couldn't

When someone tries his hand at mass SQL injection, is he happy or disappointed when no one notices for months on end? And what about that ROI if way less than 1 percent of the attacks even lead to an active domain? That's exactly the case with the Lizamoon SQL injection attack.

Actually, Lizamoon is just one of the latest mal-domains involved in a series of SQL injection attacks that started seven months ago, to be exact. The first encounter Cisco ScanSafe recorded was September 20th @10 21:58:08 GMT.

During the course of this long run, we've observed a total of 42 malware domains (list below). However, despite the lengthy run and large number of malware domains, only 0.15 percent of encounters have thus far involved a functional/active malware domain. In other words, 99.85 percent of encounters have involved no content/dead domains.

Lizamoon did shake things up substantially, though. She got 55 percent of all encounters just on March 25th alone. But her success was also her undoing. That round of SQL injection netted a very big fish -- the website was so popular that 92 percent of all encounters on the heavy-hitting March 25th was a result of visits to that one website. And because of that, it was removed. Immediately. Even before other security firms noticed there was a SQL injection attack under way and began reporting on it.

Here's the current list of domains we've observed as of yesterday:

agasi-story.info
alexblane.com
alisa-carter.com
ave-stats.info
eva-marine.info
extra-911.info
extra-service.info
general-st.info
google-stat50.info
google-stats44.info
google-stats45.info
google-stats47.info
google-stats48.info
google-stats49.info
google-stats50.info
google-stats54.info
google-stats55.info
google-stats73.info
lizamoon.com
milapop.com
mol-stats.info
multi-stats.info
online-guest.info
online-stats201.info
people-on.info
pop-stats.info
security-stats.info
social-stats.info
sol-stats.info
star-stats.info
stats-master11.info
stats-master111.info
stats-master88.info
stats-master99.info
system-stats.info
t6ryt56.info
tadygus.com
tzv-stats.info
urllizamoon--com.rtrk.co.uk
world-stats598.info

Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
Register for Dark Reading Newsletters
White Papers
Flash Poll
Current Issue
Cartoon
Video
Slideshows
Twitter Feed
Dark Reading - Bug Report
Bug Report
Enterprise Vulnerabilities
From DHS/US-CERT's National Vulnerability Database
CVE-2014-0640
Published: 2014-08-20
EMC RSA Archer GRC Platform 5.x before 5.5 SP1 allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended restrictions on resource access via unspecified vectors.

CVE-2014-0641
Published: 2014-08-20
Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in EMC RSA Archer GRC Platform 5.x before 5.5 SP1 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of arbitrary users.

CVE-2014-2505
Published: 2014-08-20
EMC RSA Archer GRC Platform 5.x before 5.5 SP1 allows remote attackers to trigger the download of arbitrary code, and consequently change the product's functionality, via unspecified vectors.

CVE-2014-2511
Published: 2014-08-20
Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in EMC Documentum WebTop before 6.7 SP1 P28 and 6.7 SP2 before P14 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) startat or (2) entryId parameter.

CVE-2014-2515
Published: 2014-08-20
EMC Documentum D2 3.1 before P24, 3.1SP1 before P02, 4.0 before P11, 4.1 before P16, and 4.2 before P05 does not properly restrict tickets provided by D2GetAdminTicketMethod and D2RefreshCacheMethod, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges via a request for a superuser ticket.

Best of the Web
Dark Reading Radio
Archived Dark Reading Radio
Dark Reading continuing coverage of the Black Hat 2014 conference brings interviews and commentary to Dark Reading listeners.