Ransom.Satana / Code Execution

2022.05.08
us malvuln (US) us
Risk: High
Local: Yes
Remote: No
CVE: N/A
CWE: N/A

Discovery / credits: Malvuln (John Page aka hyp3rlinx) (c) 2022 Original source: https://malvuln.com/advisory/46bfd4f1d581d7c0121d2b19a005d3df.txt Contact: malvuln13@gmail.com Media: twitter.com/malvuln Threat: Ransom.Satana Vulnerability: Code Execution Description: Satana searches for and loads a DLL named "wow64log.dll" in Windows\System32. Therefore, we can drop our own DLL to intercept and terminate the malware pre-encryption. The exploit dll will simply display a Win32API message box and call exit(). The exploit DLL must export "InterlockedExchange" function or it fails with error. We do not need to rely on hash signature or third-party product, the malwares own flaw will do the work for us. Endpoint protection systems and or antivirus can potentially be killed prior to executing malware, but this method cannot as theres nothing to kill the DLL just lives on disk waiting. From defensive perspective you can add the DLLs to a specific network share containing important data as a layered approach. All basic tests were conducted successfully in a virtual machine environment. Family: Satana Type: PE32 MD5: 46bfd4f1d581d7c0121d2b19a005d3df Vuln ID: MVID-2022-0593 Disclosure: 05/07/2022 Video PoC URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkuqcPZbah8 Exploit/PoC: 1) Compile the following C code as "wow64log.dll" as x64 2) Place the DLL in Windows\System32 3) Run the malware #include "windows.h" //By malvuln //Purpose: Exploit Satana //MD5: 46bfd4f1d581d7c0121d2b19a005d3df /** DISCLAIMER: Author is NOT responsible for any damages whatsoever by using this software or improper malware handling. By using this code you assume and accept all risk implied or otherwise. **/ //compile as x64 //gcc -c wow64log.c //gcc -shared -o wow64log.dll wow64log.o //DLL must live under Windows\System32 dir BOOL APIENTRY DllMain(HINSTANCE hInst, DWORD reason, LPVOID reserved){ switch (reason) { case DLL_PROCESS_ATTACH: MessageBox(NULL, "Code Exec", "by malvuln", MB_OK); exit(0); break; } return TRUE; } extern __declspec(dllexport) WINBASEAPI LONG WINAPI InterlockedExchange (LONG volatile *Target, LONG Value){ exit(1); } 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. Do not attempt to download Malware samples. The author of this website takes no responsibility for any kind of damages occurring from improper Malware handling or the downloading of ANY Malware mentioned on this website or elsewhere. All content Copyright (c) Malvuln.com (TM).


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