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Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2021 00:34:26 -0500
From: malvuln <>
Subject: [FD] Trojan.Win32.Pluder.o / Insecure Permissions

Discovery / credits: Malvuln - (c) 2021
Original source:

Threat: Trojan.Win32.Pluder.o
Vulnerability: Insecure Permissions
Description: Creates an insecure dir named "z_Drivers" under c:\ drive,
granting change (C) permissions to authenticated user group. Pluder.o also
creates several registry key entries under
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run for
persistence. Standard users can rename the malware and reboot to disable it
or replace it with their own executable to escalate privileges when a
privileged user logs on. When renaming the malware it checks the dir and
creates a new "svchost.exe" each time so we need to take additional step to
create our own fake one in order to disable it. To successfully rename the
malware we have to call Windows "attrib -h" command to unhide the
executable or the rename will fail.
Type: PE32
MD5: ee22eea131c0e00162e4ba370f396a00
Vuln ID: MVID-2021-0103
Dropped files: svchost.exe
Disclosure: 02/21/2021

#include "stdio.h"
#include "windows.h"

void main(void){

    system("attrib -h C:\\z_Drivers\\svchost.exe");
    puts("Unhiding the malware to rename it...");
    system("RENAME C:\\z_Drivers\\svchost.exe  13");
    system("DEL /F C:\\z_Drivers\\svchost.exe");
    system("echo > C:\\z_Drivers\\svchost.exe");

    puts("[+] Disabled persistence by renaming the malware to 13 ...\n");
    puts("Created fake svchost.exe to prevent recreation");
    puts("Restart your computer ...");

    puts("[+] Trojan.Win32.Pluder.o PWNED!\n");
    puts("[+] MD5: ee22eea131c0e00162e4ba370f396a00\n");
    puts("[+] By Malvuln\n");


C:\>cacls \z_Drivers
C:\z_Drivers BUILTIN\Administrators:(OI)(CI)(ID)F
             NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users:(ID)C
             NT AUTHORITY\Authenticated Users:(OI)(CI)(IO)(ID)C

C:\>dir \z_Drivers
 Volume in drive C has no label.
 Directory of C:\z_Drivers
12/30/2019  03:58 AM           255,488 svchost.exe
               1 File(s)        255,488 bytes
               2 Dir(s)  49,774,018,560 bytes free

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