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Problem with Microsoft Antivirus regarding malware from google website

In my company, we began experiencing a problem when the users tried to access http://www.google.com.co though our Forefront TMG proxy. Every corporate user saw the following message:

Forefront TMG blocking google

 

This really looked strange, specially coming from google. I captured some packets and queried about the http get operations and got the following:

Wireshark Capture

Got three operations: one from the main query, second one retrieving a javascript file and a third one unknown. First one looked normal as always, so I started analyzing second one. The MD5 for the javascript file is 886e4780fc0af43a19eb4dcd55b728d7. I looked up the resulting MD5 and got nothing. I uploaded the script to jsunpack and got nothing:

 

Jsunpack Analysis

Also tried VirusTotal to scan the URL (http://www.google.com.co) and also got nothing:

 Virustotal Check for google website

I started analysis for http get number three. Wireshark shows some compressed content, so I took it from the capture and decompressed:

 Wireshark capture from

The compressed file has md5 1375a0f59d52d862a1297df7566c6894, the uncompressed file has md5  c4c490a2a55a16492c068ec50827958b and when loaded starts a download from http://ssl.gstatic.com/gb/js/sem_480d0cc56e70fa5af3dda306c8bc7ce6.js. I analyzed that javascript and wepawet and jsunpack shows nothing abnormal.

This problem has been confirmed in Microsoft website. I will update the diary when I have more information about it.

UPDATE: As of 20:11 GMT-5 Feb 14 2012, we received confirmation from Microsoft stating that this problem is a false positive and will be corrected in the next update for the antivirus.

 Manuel Humberto Santander Peláez
SANS Internet Storm Center - Handler
Twitter: @manuelsantander
Web:http://manuel.santander.name
e-mail:msantand at isc dot sans dot org

Manuel Humberto Santander Pelaacuteez

187 Posts
ISC Handler
Getting a few alerts from ForeFront Endpoint Protection 2010 here in Australia when visiting www.google.com.au as well.
Anonymous
>> http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/protect/forum/protect_scanning/removing-exploitjsblacolebw/c67c86e9-7f4e-43e8-beb5-eeafdfdab469
"... def. version 1.119.1988.0... Google is no longer detected as a virus. .."
Latest MSE definition updates
- https://www.microsoft.com/Security/portal/Definitions/HowToMSE.aspx
Latest antivirus definition version: 1.119.1998.0
Released: Feb 15, 2012 05:30 AM UTC
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Jack

160 Posts
In Mexico, We had the same alert...
Anonymous

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