Backdoor.Win32.Hupigon.haqj Unquoted Service Path

Backdoor.Win32.Hupigon.haqj malware suffers from an unquoted service path vulnerability.

MD5 | dbd99bf469132a6a5a0d9e45079f7eae

Discovery / credits: Malvuln - (c) 2022
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Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Hupigon.haqj
Vulnerability: Insecure Service Path
Description: The malware creates a service with an unquoted path. Third party attackers who can place an arbitrary executable under c:\ drive can potentially undermine the integrity of the malware by having it run theirs instead with SYSTEM privs.
Family: Hupigon
Type: PE32
MD5: d9542df20f8df457747451dd9e16d1c0
Vuln ID: MVID-2022-0557
Disclosure: 04/18/2022

C:\dump>sc qc "Outlook Express"
[SC] QueryServiceConfig SUCCESS

SERVICE_NAME: Outlook Express
TYPE : 110 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS (interactive)
BINARY_PATH_NAME : C:\Program Files (x86)\Express.exe
TAG : 0
DISPLAY_NAME : Outlook Express

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