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win.paladin (Back to overview)

paladin

Actor(s): Pitty Panda


Paladin RAT is a variant of Gh0st RAT used by PittyPanda active since at least 2011.

References
2014-07-31FireEyeNart Villeneuve, Joshua Homan
@online{villeneuve:20140731:spy:5aeca9b, author = {Nart Villeneuve and Joshua Homan}, title = {{Spy of the Tiger}}, date = {2014-07-31}, organization = {FireEye}, url = {https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2014/07/spy-of-the-tiger.html}, language = {English}, urldate = {2019-12-20} } Spy of the Tiger
paladin Pitty Panda
2014Airbus Defence & SpaceIvan Fontarensky, Fabien Perigaud, Ronan Mouchoux, Cedric Pernet, David Bizeul
@techreport{fontarensky:2014:eye:a4c3c1b, author = {Ivan Fontarensky and Fabien Perigaud and Ronan Mouchoux and Cedric Pernet and David Bizeul}, title = {{The Eye of the Tiger}}, date = {2014}, institution = {Airbus Defence & Space}, url = {https://bitbucket.org/cybertools/whitepapers/downloads/Pitty%20Tiger%20Final%20Report.pdf}, language = {English}, urldate = {2020-01-08} } The Eye of the Tiger
paladin PittyTiger RAT
Yara Rules
[TLP:WHITE] win_paladin_auto (20201014 | autogenerated rule brought to you by yara-signator)
rule win_paladin_auto {

    meta:
        author = "Felix Bilstein - yara-signator at cocacoding dot com"
        date = "2020-10-14"
        version = "1"
        description = "autogenerated rule brought to you by yara-signator"
        tool = "yara-signator v0.5.0"
        tool_config = "callsandjumps;datarefs;binvalue"
        malpedia_reference = "https://malpedia.caad.fkie.fraunhofer.de/details/win.paladin"
        malpedia_rule_date = "20201014"
        malpedia_hash = "a7e3bd57eaf12bf3ea29a863c041091ba3af9ac9"
        malpedia_version = "20201014"
        malpedia_license = "CC BY-SA 4.0"
        malpedia_sharing = "TLP:WHITE"

    /* DISCLAIMER
     * The strings used in this rule have been automatically selected from the
     * disassembly of memory dumps and unpacked files, using YARA-Signator.
     * The code and documentation is published here:
     * https://github.com/fxb-cocacoding/yara-signator
     * As Malpedia is used as data source, please note that for a given
     * number of families, only single samples are documented.
     * This likely impacts the degree of generalization these rules will offer.
     * Take the described generation method also into consideration when you
     * apply the rules in your use cases and assign them confidence levels.
     */


    strings:
        $sequence_0 = { 8b4614 85c0 0f84e7010000 53 55 }
            // n = 5, score = 200
            //   8b4614               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [esi + 0x14]
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax
            //   0f84e7010000         | je                  0x1ed
            //   53                   | push                ebx
            //   55                   | push                ebp

        $sequence_1 = { 8d942490000000 51 52 53 53 6a20 6a01 }
            // n = 7, score = 200
            //   8d942490000000       | lea                 edx, [esp + 0x90]
            //   51                   | push                ecx
            //   52                   | push                edx
            //   53                   | push                ebx
            //   53                   | push                ebx
            //   6a20                 | push                0x20
            //   6a01                 | push                1

        $sequence_2 = { 33c9 8a08 49 83f90b 0f87a7000000 ff248d601f0010 40 }
            // n = 7, score = 200
            //   33c9                 | xor                 ecx, ecx
            //   8a08                 | mov                 cl, byte ptr [eax]
            //   49                   | dec                 ecx
            //   83f90b               | cmp                 ecx, 0xb
            //   0f87a7000000         | ja                  0xad
            //   ff248d601f0010       | jmp                 dword ptr [ecx*4 + 0x10001f60]
            //   40                   | inc                 eax

        $sequence_3 = { 8891fca20010 8a9164a30010 32d0 889164a30010 }
            // n = 4, score = 200
            //   8891fca20010         | mov                 byte ptr [ecx + 0x1000a2fc], dl
            //   8a9164a30010         | mov                 dl, byte ptr [ecx + 0x1000a364]
            //   32d0                 | xor                 dl, al
            //   889164a30010         | mov                 byte ptr [ecx + 0x1000a364], dl

        $sequence_4 = { 51 57 ff15???????? 6800c80000 }
            // n = 4, score = 200
            //   51                   | push                ecx
            //   57                   | push                edi
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   6800c80000           | push                0xc800

        $sequence_5 = { 32d0 889194a20010 8a91fca20010 32d0 8891fca20010 }
            // n = 5, score = 200
            //   32d0                 | xor                 dl, al
            //   889194a20010         | mov                 byte ptr [ecx + 0x1000a294], dl
            //   8a91fca20010         | mov                 dl, byte ptr [ecx + 0x1000a2fc]
            //   32d0                 | xor                 dl, al
            //   8891fca20010         | mov                 byte ptr [ecx + 0x1000a2fc], dl

        $sequence_6 = { 6a00 6a00 51 ff15???????? 8b5314 }
            // n = 5, score = 200
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   6a00                 | push                0
            //   51                   | push                ecx
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   8b5314               | mov                 edx, dword ptr [ebx + 0x14]

        $sequence_7 = { 83c404 49 8bc1 894f14 85c0 }
            // n = 5, score = 200
            //   83c404               | add                 esp, 4
            //   49                   | dec                 ecx
            //   8bc1                 | mov                 eax, ecx
            //   894f14               | mov                 dword ptr [edi + 0x14], ecx
            //   85c0                 | test                eax, eax

        $sequence_8 = { 68???????? 50 ffd3 8bce a3???????? e8???????? }
            // n = 6, score = 200
            //   68????????           |                     
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   ffd3                 | call                ebx
            //   8bce                 | mov                 ecx, esi
            //   a3????????           |                     
            //   e8????????           |                     

        $sequence_9 = { 90 8b45fc 50 ff15???????? 8bc6 5e 8be5 }
            // n = 7, score = 200
            //   90                   | nop                 
            //   8b45fc               | mov                 eax, dword ptr [ebp - 4]
            //   50                   | push                eax
            //   ff15????????         |                     
            //   8bc6                 | mov                 eax, esi
            //   5e                   | pop                 esi
            //   8be5                 | mov                 esp, ebp

    condition:
        7 of them and filesize < 106496
}
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