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WinSaber - Unquoted Service Path Privilege Escalation Aug 02 2016 09:18AM
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Document Title:
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WinSaber - Unquoted Service Path Privilege Escalation

References (Source):
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http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=1879

Release Date:
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2016-07-29

Vulnerability Laboratory ID (VL-ID):
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1879

Common Vulnerability Scoring System:
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4.2

Product & Service Introduction:
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WinSaber.exe is an executable files developed by Innovative Knowledge for the Windows Operating System.
This virus can infect, replace, or corrupt existing EXE files, which can then lead to error messages. Such file and
its related exe files gets into the computer system hiding behind the programs which user downloads.

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e-virus/)

Abstract Advisory Information:
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An independent vulnerability laboratory researcher discovered an unqouted service path privilege escalation issue in the WinSaber Trojan software.

Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:
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2016-07-26: Public Disclosure (Vulnerability Laboratory)

Discovery Status:
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Published

Affected Product(s):
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Exploitation Technique:
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Local

Severity Level:
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Medium

Technical Details & Description:
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The application suffers from an unquoted search path issue impacting the trojan 'winSaber'. This could potentially allow
an authorized but non-privileged local user to execute arbitrary code with system privileges on the system.

Proof of Concept (PoC):
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The issue can be exploited by local attackers with restricted system user account or network access and without user interaction.
For security demonstration or to reproduce the vulnerability follow the provided information and steps below to continue.

--- Privileges Logs ---
C:Program FilesWinSaber>sc qc WinSaber
[SC] QueryServiceConfig réussite(s)

SERVICE_NAME: WinSaber
TYPE : 10 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
START_TYPE : 2 AUTO_START
ERROR_CONTROL : 1 NORMAL
BINARY_PATH_NAME : C:Program FilesWinSaberWinSaber.exe
LOAD_ORDER_GROUP :
TAG : 0
DISPLAY_NAME : winsaber
DEPENDENCIES :
SERVICE_START_NAME : LocalSystem

Security Risk:
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The security risk of the an unqouted service path privilege escalation in the malware software is estimated as medium. (CVSS 4.2)

Credits & Authors:
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ZwX - [http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/show.php?user=ZwX]

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