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Transocean oil/gas rig contractor compromised (deepwater.com)

25
Aug
2011

Transocean, one of the world's biggest offshore drilling contractors, is currently compromised: its main Web site at deepwater.com is hosting malicious exploit code. Websense customers are protected from these threats by ACE, our Advanced Classification Engine.

 

 

 

Compromise Details

 

A few pages hosting exploit code have been created on the compromised Web server. Some of these pages are referred to by Iframes through the main page of the site. The pages use the CVE-2011-1255 vulnerability, which affects Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 6 through 8 and was patched on June 14 2011, and also CVE-2010-2884, a vulnerability in Flash Player that was patched on October 5 2010. Virustotal detection for the latter file is at 15%.

 

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