BugTraq
wincvs-2.0.2.4 Privilege Escalation Oct 25 2016 06:08AM
apparitionsec gmail com
[+] Credits: John Page aka hyp3rlinx

[+] Website: hyp3rlinx.altervista.org

[+] Source: http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/WINCVS-PRIVILEGE-ESCALATION.t
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[+] ISR: ApparitionSec

Vendor:
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cvsgui.sourceforge.net
www.wincvs.org

Product:
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WinCvs v2.1.1.1 (Build 1)
downloads as wincvs-2.0.2.4
v2.0.2.4

WinCVS is a free app for Windows that will help you simplify the development of files for groups of people working on
the same software project.

Vulnerability Type:
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Privilege Escalation

CVE Reference:
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N/A

Vulnerability Details:
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WinCvs.exe installs a service with an unquoted service path running with SYSTEM privileges, to exploit a local attacker must place
a malicious executable file named "Program.exe" in the path of the service. After service restart or system reboot, it could
potentially allow an authorized local user to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges on the system.

Proof:
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C:\Users\hyp3rlinx>sc qc CVS
[SC] QueryServiceConfig SUCCESS

SERVICE_NAME: CVS
TYPE : 110 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS (interactive)
START_TYPE : 2 AUTO_START
ERROR_CONTROL : 1 NORMAL
BINARY_PATH_NAME : C:\Program Files (x86)\cvsnt\cvsservice.exe
LOAD_ORDER_GROUP :
TAG : 0
DISPLAY_NAME : CVSNT
DEPENDENCIES :
SERVICE_START_NAME : LocalSystem

Exploitation Technique:
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Local

Severity Level:
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Medium

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hyp3rlinx

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