Backdoor.Win32.Prosti.b Insecure Permissions

Backdoor.Win32.Prosti.b malware suffers from an insecure permissions vulnerability.

MD5 | a86580ff3bd34cafbce8828aa3f3df77

Discovery / credits: Malvuln - (c) 2022
Original source:
Contact: [email protected]

Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Prosti.b
Vulnerability: Insecure Permissions
Description: The malware writes a ".dll" PE file with insecure permissions under c drive granting change (C) permissions to the authenticated user group. Standard users can rename the executable 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: 8201ba6b542fc91c004110b2fc5395aa
Vuln ID: MVID-2022-0492
Disclosure: 02/16/2022

C:\>cacls Backdoor.dll
C:\Backdoor.dll BUILTIN\Administrators:(ID)F
NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users:(ID)C

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

Directory of C:\

02/13/2022 02:33 AM 117,248 Backdoor.dll
1 File(s) 117,248 bytes
0 Dir(s) 26,682,523,648 bytes free

C:\>type Backdoor.dll
MZP ╕ @

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