alert tcp $HOME_NET any -> $EXTERNAL_NET $HTTP_PORTS (msg:"ET MALWARE SideStep? Bar Update Reporting"; flow: to_server,established; uricontent:"/wutrack.bin?PUID="; nocase; reference:url,www.sidestep.com; reference:url,www.spyany.com/program/article_spw_rm_SideStep.html; classtype: policy-violation; reference:url,doc.emergingthreats.net/bin/view/Main/2001020; reference:url,www.emergingthreats.net/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/sigs/MALWARE/MALWARE_SideStep_Bar; sid: 2001020; rev:8;)

Added 2009-02-09 21:15:24 UTC

This was triggered by a Windows Update request:

GET /wutrack.bin?PUID=0&PLAT=18&LOCALE=0x00000409&STATUS=DUNODRIVER&GUID=0&PNPID=ACPI\IBM0
068 HTTP/1.0
Accept: */*
User-Agent: Dynamic Update
Host: windowsupdate.microsoft.com

-- DavidSchweikert - 04 Mar 2009

Dropping the sig. The current client does not appear to use this method any longer. Thanks for the report David!

Matt

-- MattJonkman - 04 Mar 2009


alert tcp $HOME_NET any -> $EXTERNAL_NET $HTTP_PORTS (msg:"ET MALWARE SideStep? Bar Update Reporting"; flow: to_server,established; uricontent:"/wutrack.bin?PUID="; nocase; reference:url,www.sidestep.com; reference:url,www.spyany.com/program/article_spw_rm_SideStep.html; classtype: policy-violation; reference:url,doc.emergingthreats.net/bin/view/Main/2001020; reference:url,www.emergingthreats.net/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/sigs/MALWARE/MALWARE_SideStep_Bar; sid: 2001020; rev:8;)

Added 2009-02-09 21:15:24 UTC


alert tcp $HOME_NET any -> $EXTERNAL_NET $HTTP_PORTS (msg:"ET MALWARE SideStep? Bar Update Reporting"; flow: to_server,established; uricontent:"/wutrack.bin?PUID="; nocase; reference:url,www.sidestep.com; reference:url,www.spyany.com/program/article_spw_rm_SideStep.html; classtype: policy-violation; sid: 2001020; rev:7;)

Added 2008-01-28 17:24:18 UTC


alert tcp $HOME_NET any -> $EXTERNAL_NET $HTTP_PORTS (msg:"ET MALWARE SideStep? Bar Update Reporting"; flow: to_server,established; uricontent:"/wutrack.bin?PUID="; nocase; reference:url,www.sidestep.com; reference:url,www.spyany.com/program/article_spw_rm_SideStep.html; classtype: policy-violation; sid: 2001020; rev:7;)

Added 2008-01-28 17:24:18 UTC


alert tcp $HOME_NET any -> $EXTERNAL_NET $HTTP_PORTS (msg: "BLEEDING-EDGE Malware SideStep? Bar Update Reporting"; flow: to_server,established; uricontent:"/wutrack.bin?PUID="; nocase; reference:url,www.sidestep.com; reference:url,www.spyany.com/program/article_spw_rm_SideStep.html; classtype: policy-violation; sid: 2001020; rev:6; )



Topic revision: r3 - 2009-03-04 - MattJonkman
 
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