Didier Stevens

Saturday 5 March 2016

Even More Obfuscated MIME Type Files

Filed under: maldoc,Malware,My Software,Update — Didier Stevens @ 9:45

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I received another maldoc sample (MD5 73D06B898E03395DA3D60D11E49751CC):


Lines 2, 3, 6, 7 and 8 are there to obfuscate this MIME type file. emldump.py now detects all lines without a colon in the first block (all lines before the empty line 9: 1 – 8).


You can filter out these lines with option -f:


emldump_V0_0_8.zip (https)
MD5: B6FBAF2AB403AFE30F7C3D7CA166793B
SHA256: 7A7016B29F291C3D42B43D43B265DAD86B96DA519DB426163CC2D15C556896E3

1 Comment »

  1. […] Didier Stevens updated his emldump tool to v0.0.7 and then v0.0.8 to assist in dealing with obfuscated MIME Type files. The new version detects some (simple) types of obfuscation, and also filters out certain sections of the file that are known to cause the parser to crash – I’m guessing the rational behind this is it’s better to have some data if it can be parsed than just an error message.  Version 0.0.8 now detects all lines without a colon in the first block. More Obfuscated MIME Type Files Even More Obfuscated MIME Type Files […]

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