Threat Type: Exploit
In the wild: Yes
This malware is related to the Shadow Broker dump that was released on late April, 2017. It exploits various vulnerabilities in Windows. Users affected by this malware may find malicious routines exhibited on their systems.
This Exploit may arrive bundled with malware packages as a malware component. It arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites. It may be manually installed by a user.
It takes advantage of certain vulnerabilities.
This Exploit may arrive bundled with malware packages as a malware component.
It arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.
It may be manually installed by a user.
This Exploit does the following:
- It uses plugins that has the following capabilities:
- Check current user privileges and attempt to elevate privileges if user has no admin rights
- Check if the running IIS version of target machine is vulnerable
- Check if the target machine is running some Remote Procedure Call
- Check target machine's secure connection status
- Code Execution
- Deliver exploits for Windows
- Drop and/or execute files to target machine
- Enable or Disable NTML protocol security
- Implant Payload from file
- Inject code into a remote process
- Retrieve target machine's IIS version
- Retrieve target machine's WorldClient version
- Test plugin communication
- Upgrade or Uninstall plugins
- Use false positive password hashes to authenticate user
It takes advantage of the following vulnerabilities:
- CVE-2008-4250 - Vulnerability in Server Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (958644)
- CVE-2010-2729 - Vulnerability in Print Spooler Service Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2347290)
- CVE-2014-6324 - Vulnerability in Kerberos Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (3011780)
- CVE-2017-0143 - Windows SMB Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2017-0144 - Windows SMB Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2017-0145 - Windows SMB Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2017-0146 - Windows SMB Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2017-0147 - Windows SMB Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2017-0148 - Windows SMB Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Before doing any scans, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.
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