Backdoor.Win32.Spirit.12.b Insecure Permissions

Backdoor.Win32.Spirit.12.b malware suffers from an insecure permissions vulnerability.

MD5 | 23e8d96e7fa8dcf13e94ad19f51e7146

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

Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Spirit.12.b
Vulnerability: Insecure Permissions
Description: Trojan Spirit 2001a 1.2 Fixed Edition by ThundeR GoD, creates an insecure dir named "Ts2k1a" under c:\ drive and grants change (C) permissions to the authenticated user group. Standard users can rename the executables dropped by the malware to disable it or replace it with their own executable. Then wait for a privileged user to logon to the infected machine to potentially escalate privileges.
Type: PE32
MD5: 2bcd471d9dd0a8d6194f4112c2ee520f
Vuln ID: MVID-2021-0223
Dropped files: client 1.2.exe, ip-check 1.2.exe, server 1.2.exe
Disclosure: 05/23/2021

C:\>dir \Ts2k1a
Volume in drive C has no label.

Directory of C:\Ts2k1a

05/12/2021 02:55 AM 257,024 client 1.2.exe
05/12/2021 02:55 AM 146,432 ip-check 1.2.exe
05/12/2021 02:55 AM 241,664 server 1.2.exe
3 File(s) 645,120 bytes

C:\>cacls Ts2k1a
C:\Ts2k1a BUILTIN\Administrators:(OI)(CI)(ID)F
NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users:(ID)C
NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users:(OI)(CI)(IO)(ID)C

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