BIND 9.10.5 Unquoted Service Path Privilege Escalation

Credit: hyp3rlinx
Risk: Medium
Local: Yes
Remote: No
CWE: CWE-264

[+] Credits: John Page aka hyp3rlinx [+] Website: [+] Source: [+] ISR: ApparitionSec Vendor: =========== Product: =========== BIND9 v9.10.5 x86 / x64 BIND is open source software that enables you to publish your Domain Name System (DNS) information on the Internet, and to resolve DNS queries for your users. The name BIND stands for Berkeley Internet Name Domain, because the software originated in the early 1980s at the University of California at Berkeley. Vulnerability Type: =================== Privilege Escalation CVE Reference: ============== CVE-2017-3141 Security Issue: ================ BIND installs as a service with an unquoted service path, to exploit a local attacker must place a malicious executable file named "Program.exe" in the path of the service, if the process runs under some account other than the attackers it can be used to exec code under a different set of privileges. C:\>sc qc named [SC] QueryServiceConfig SUCCESS SERVICE_NAME: named TYPE : 10 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS START_TYPE : 2 AUTO_START ERROR_CONTROL : 1 NORMAL BINARY_PATH_NAME : C:\Program Files\ISC BIND 9\bin\named.exe LOAD_ORDER_GROUP : TAG : 0 DISPLAY_NAME : ISC BIND DEPENDENCIES : SERVICE_START_NAME : .\named Network Access: =============== Local Severity: ========= Medium Disclosure Timeline: ================================== Vendor Notification: May 13, 2017 Vendor confirm: May 14, 2017 June 4, 2017 : Public Disclosure [+] Disclaimer The information contained within this advisory is supplied "as-is" with no warranties or guarantees of fitness of use or otherwise. Permission is hereby granted for the redistribution of this advisory, provided that it is not altered except by reformatting it, and that due credit is given. Permission is explicitly given for insertion in vulnerability databases and similar, provided that due credit is given to the author. The author is not responsible for any misuse of the information contained herein and accepts no responsibility for any damage caused by the use or misuse of this information. The author prohibits any malicious use of security related information or exploits by the author or elsewhere. All content (c). hyp3rlinx

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