Backdoor.Win32.DarkMoon.a Weak Hardcoded Password

Backdoor.Win32.DarkMoon.a malware suffers from having a weak hardcoded password.

MD5 | 3704cc3ab61c72278be16f83c1e41ba8

Discovery / credits: Malvuln - (c) 2021
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Threat: Backdoor.Win32.DarkMoon.a
Vulnerability: Weak Hardcoded Password
Description: Dark Moon v1 client by Shukisnike listens on TCP ports 80, 28888 and stores a weak hardcoded plaintext password within the executable. Password "fucktheworld" is located at offset 0xa8ed4 and is easily found using strings util. Authenticated users are presented with menu options like "Main|Chat|Spy|Explorer|Setup|Clients|Tools|Advanced|About", access to the infected host is required.
Type: PE32
MD5: 7361fe3620fb6e18467c8e15e224b0b8
Vuln ID: MVID-2021-0215
Disclosure: 05/17/2021

Access infected host and logon to Dark Moon client.

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