May 11, 2012Dancho Danchev By Dancho Danchev

Spamvertised ‘Pizzeria Order Details’ themed campaign serving client-side exploits and malware

End and corporate users (and especially Pizza eaters), beware!

Cybercriminals are currently spamvertising hundreds of thousands of emails, impersonating FLORENTINO`s Pizzeria, and enticing  users into clicking on a client-side exploits and malware serving link in order to cancel a $169.90 order that they never really made.

More details:

Once the user clicks on the link, they will be redirected to a compromised site serving client-side exploits and ultimately dropping multiple malicious binaries on their hosts upon a successful infection.

Malicious URL: hxxp://

Client-side exploits used: CVE-2010-0188 and CVE-2012-0507

The malicious URL contains a tiny iFrame pointing to the fast-fluxed domain where the client-side exploitation takes place.

The redirection chain is as  follows: -> -> -> ->

The Russian domains are fast-fluxed by the cybercriminals in an attempt to make it harder for security researchers and vendors to take down their campaign. We’ve seen a similar fast-flux technique applied in the following  campaign – “Spamvertised ‘Your tax return appeal is declined’ emails serving client-side exploits and malware“.

Upon successful exploitation the campaign drops the following MD5 on the infected hosts: MD5: 03d874abaaca02b090372eee2d090dc0 detected as Trojan.Generic.KDV.602078; Troj/Agent-VSS.

What happens once the dropped MD5 executes? Basically, it phones back to the following domains/URLs:


It also downloads more malicious binaries from the following compromised URLs:


All the binaries are identical, and have the following MD5, MD5: 97d8f1fa11c86befa069845ffaf818db currently detected as TrojWare.Win32.Kryptik.ADXK by 7 out of 42 antivirus scanners.

Webroot SecureAnywhere customers are proactively protected from this threat.

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