Phorpiex Insecure Permissions / Privilege Escalation

Phorplex malware suffers from an insecure permissions vulnerability that can allow for privilege escalation.

MD5 | 78184adcea32cef38b4e72376069905a

Discovery / credits: malvuln - (c) 2021
Original source:
Contact: [email protected]

Threat: Phorpiex
Vulnerability: Insecure permissions EoP
Description: Change permissions are granted to authenticated users on the dir housing the malware.

Type: PE32
MD5: f4d7d721f68bc9a80aaf53bc184a3c58
Vuln ID: MVID-2021-0007
Dropped files: svchost.exe
Disclosure: 01/02/2021

c:\>cacls C:\11973197639004\svchost.exe
C:\11973197639004\svchost.exe BUILTIN\Administrators:(ID)F
NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users:(ID)C

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