Netlux Antivirus Session Manager Service Privilege Escalation

Risk: Medium
Local: Yes
Remote: No

Netlux Antivirus Session Manager Service Privilege Escalation Vendor: Netlux Systems Private Limited. Product web page: Affected version: and Summary: Netlux Antivirus is an award-winning product that provides comprehensive protection against all types of viruses, trojans, malwares and spywares, secures your data, protects your privacy and ensures your PC remains virus-free. Desc: The Netlux Antivirus suffers from an unquoted search path issue impacting the Session Manager Service 'NXSessSvc' service for Windows deployed as part of Netlux Antivirus package. This could potentially allow an authorized but non-privileged local user to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges on the system. A successful attempt would require the local user to be able to insert their code in the system root path undetected by the OS or other security applications where it could potentially be executed during application startup or reboot. If successful, the local user’s code would execute with the elevated privileges of the application. Tested on: Microsoft Windows Ultimate SP1 (EN) Vulnerability discovered by Gjoko 'LiquidWorm' Krstic @zeroscience Advisory ID: ZSL-2015-5245 Advisory URL: 01.06.2015 --- C:\Users\User>sc qc NXSessSvc [SC] QueryServiceConfig SUCCESS SERVICE_NAME: NXSessSvc TYPE : 10 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS START_TYPE : 2 AUTO_START ERROR_CONTROL : 1 NORMAL BINARY_PATH_NAME : C:\Program Files (x86)\Netlux\NetluxAntivirus\NXSRV.exe LOAD_ORDER_GROUP : TAG : 0 DISPLAY_NAME : Netlux Session Manager Service DEPENDENCIES : SERVICE_START_NAME : LocalSystem C:\Users\User>


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