Backdoor.Win32.Guptachar.20 MVID-2022-0631 Insecure Credential Storage

Backdoor.Win32.Guptachar.20 malware suffers from an insecure credential storage vulnerability.

SHA-256 | e3369625a4e3f23a7d0dca07bf0660807db452941c0e93d8a5ede6f3641451dc

Discovery / credits: Malvuln (John Page aka hyp3rlinx) (c) 2022
Original source:
Contact: [email protected]

Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Guptachar.20
Vulnerability: Insecure Credential Storage
Description: The malware runs a web server on TCP port 2015 (default) and uses BASIC authentication. The credentials "hacker01:imchampgr8" get stored in a .NFO information file named "GPTCR.NFO" under Windows dir base64 encoded and hidden among many junk NULL bytes.
Family: Guptachar
Type: PE32
MD5: 857999d2306f257b80d1b8f6a51ae8b0
Vuln ID: MVID-2022-0631
Dropped files: GPTCR2.exe
Disclosure: 08/08/2022

import base64

Web URLs available on the infected host.

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