Trojan.Win32.Scar.dxir Insecure Permissions

Trojan.Win32.Scar.dxir malware suffers from an insecure permissions vulnerability.

MD5 | 6db638e66d95d9f7ac1a5c00848066da

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

Threat: Trojan.Win32.Scar.dxir
Vulnerability: Insecure Permissions
Description: Scar.dxir creates a insecure dir named "P2" under c:\ drive and grants change (C) permissions to the authenticated user group. Standard users can rename the hidden "phate2.exe" file dropped by the malware to disable it or replace with their own executable. Then wait for a privileged user to logon to the infected machine to potentially escalate privileges.
Type: PE32
MD5: 68ed9d6e4f3e917ab4b91689e2890754
Vuln ID: MVID-2021-0128
Dropped files: phate2.exe
Disclosure: 03/14/2021

C:\>cacls P2
C:\P2 BUILTIN\Administrators:(OI)(CI)(ID)F
NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users:(ID)C
NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users:(OI)(CI)(IO)(ID)C

C:\>cd P2

Volume in drive C has no label.

Directory of C:\P2

File Not Found

C:\P2>dir /a
Volume in drive C has no label.

Directory of C:\P2

06/30/2012 05:35 PM 90,865 phate2.exe
1 File(s) 90,865 bytes

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