Clean Master 1.0 - Unquoted Service Path Privilege Escalation
Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:
2016-10-02 : Discovery of the Vulnerability
2016-10-02 : Contact the Vendor (No Response)
2016-10-05 : Public Disclosure
Product & Service Introduction:
Clean Master Cleaner is a powerful application dedicated to the cleaning of certain content Android terminal. It is able to remove all traces of activities performed on the Smartphone to free up space and increase performance. This app is able to best improve the security system of the device.
(Copy of the Vendor Homepage: http://www.cmcm.com/ )
Product: Clean Master v1.0 - Software
Technical Details & Description:
The application suffers from a search path issue unquoted impact on Clean Master programe. This could potentially allow
authorized but unprivileged local user to execute arbitrary code with system privileges on the system.
Proof of Concept (PoC):
The issue can be exploited by local attackers with restricted system user account or network access and without user interaction.
For security demonstration or to reproduce the vulnerability follow the provided information and steps below to continue.
--- Privileges Logs ---
C:Program FilescmcmClean Master>sc qc cmcore
[SC] QueryServiceConfig réussite(s)
TYPE : 110 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS (interactive)
START_TYPE : 2 AUTO_START
ERROR_CONTROL : 1 NORMAL
BINARY_PATH_NAME : "c:program filescmcmClean Mastercmcore.exe" /service cmcore
LOAD_ORDER_GROUP : ShellSvcGroup
TAG : 0
DISPLAY_NAME : Clean Master Core Service
SERVICE_START_NAME : LocalSystem
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