Latest Web Hacking Incident Database (WHID) Entries

These are the lastest entries added by SpiderLabs to the Web Application Security Consortium (WASC) Web Hacking Incident Database (WHID) Project.

WHID 2011-61: LizaMoon Mass SQL Injection Attack Points to Rogue AV Site

Entry Title: WHID 2011-61: LizaMoon Mass SQL Injection Attack Points to Rogue AV Site
WHID ID: 2011-61
Date Occurred: March 29, 2011
Attack Method: SQL Injection
Application Weakness: Improper Input Handling
Outcome: Planting of Malware
Attacked Entity Field: Multiple
Attacked Entity Geography:
Incident Description: Attackers have launched a large-scale SQL injection attack that has compromised several thousand legitimate Websites, including a few catalog pages from Apple's iTunes music store.
Mass Attack: Yes
Mass Attack Name: LizaMoon
Reference: http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/LizaMoon-Mass-SQL-Injection-Attack-Points-to-Rogue-AV-Site-852537/
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WHID 2011-60: Anonymous DDoS attack takes down Warner Bros Records: #OpPayBack

Entry Title: WHID 2011-60: Anonymous DDoS attack takes down Warner Bros Records: #OpPayBack
WHID ID: 2011-60
Date Occurred: March 29, 2011
Attack Method: Denial of Service
Application Weakness: Insufficient Anti-automation
Outcome: Downtime
Attacked Entity Field: Media
Attacked Entity Geography: USA
Incident Description: The Internet hacktivist collective known as "Anonymous" successfully conducted a DDoS attack on Warner Bros Records, temporarily taking down the company website Tuesday afternoon (12:21 p.m. PST). In addition, several reports also indicate that the company's website was temporarily taken down Monday as well.
Mass Attack: No
Mass Attack Name: Operation Payback
Reference: http://www.examiner.com/anonymous-in-national/anonymous-ddos-attack-takes-down-warner-bros-records-oppayback
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WHID 2011-59: Oracle's Sun.com Hit Along with MySQL.com in SQL Injection Attack

Entry Title: WHID 2011-59: Oracle's Sun.com Hit Along with MySQL.com in SQL Injection Attack
WHID ID: 2011-59
Date Occurred: March 29, 2011
Attack Method: SQL Injection
Application Weakness: Improper Input Handling
Outcome: Leakage of Information
Attacked Entity Field: Technology
Attacked Entity Geography: USA
Incident Description: The hackers who compromised MySQL.com also targeted Sun.com with a SQL injection attack, exposing database names and email addresses.
Mass Attack: No
Reference: http://www.eweek.com/c/a/Security/Oracles-Suncom-Hit-Along-with-MySQLCom-in-SQL-Injection-Attack-727118/
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WHID 2011-58: Facebook XSS flaw misused for automatic Wall posting

Entry Title: WHID 2011-58: Facebook XSS flaw misused for automatic Wall posting
WHID ID: 2011-58
Date Occurred: March 29, 2011
Attack Method: Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
Application Weakness: Insufficient Process Validation
Outcome: Disinformation
Attacked Entity Field: Web 2.0
Attacked Entity Geography: USA
Incident Description: A currently unpatched XSS vulnerability in the mobile API version of Facebook is currently being exploited to post messages to users' Walls, which serve as a gateway to the specially crafted website exploiting the flaw.
The flaw has been misused for a while now, but has only recently been used widely. Indonesian users are currently targeted by various groups using the vulnerability to their advantage.
"It allows any website to include, for example, a maliciously prepared iframe element that contains JavaScript or use the http-equiv attribute's "refresh" value to redirect the browser to the prepared URL containing the JavaScript," explains Symantec. "Any user who is logged into Facebook and visits a site that contains such an element will automatically post an arbitrary message to his or her wall."
Mass Attack: No
Reference: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=10814
Attack Source Geography:
Attacked System Technology: Facebook

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