WebLog Expert Enterprise 9.4 - Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

2018-04-02T00:00:00
ID 1337DAY-ID-30095
Type zdt
Reporter bzyo
Modified 2018-04-02T00:00:00

Description

Exploit for windows platform in category local exploits

                                        
                                            Exploit Author: bzyo
Twitter: @bzyo_
Exploit Title: WebLog Expert Enterprise 9.4 - Privilege Escalation
Vulnerable Software: WebLog Expert Enterprise 9.4
Vendor Homepage: https://www.weblogexpert.com/
Version: 9.4
Software Link: https://www.weblogexpert.com/download.htm
Tested On: Windows 7 x86 and x64
 
 
Details:
By default WebLog Expert Enterprise 9.4 runs scheduled tasks under Local System account. 
If WebLog Expert Schedule Service is installed by an administrator, regular users have the 
ability to run tasks as Local System.
 
 
Exploit:
1. Login as regular user where WebLog Expert and WebLog Expert Schedule Service are installed
 
2. Open WebLog Expert and then Schedule
      
3. Select Add, Next, choose 'Sample - HTML' under Profile, Next
 
4. Check 'Run command...' box, fill in 'Command' and 'Run in' as listed below
    Command: C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe
    Run in: C:\Windows\System32\
 
5. Select Next, Finish, Highlight New Task, select Run Now
 
6. Pop-up will appear in taskbar that reads 'A program running on this computer is trying to display a message'
 
7. Select 'View the message'
 
8. Command prompt is shown
    C:\Windows\system32>whoami
    nt authority\system
 
Prerequisites:
To successfully exploit this vulnerability, an attacker must already have access 
to a system running WebLog Expert and WebLog Expert Schedule Service using a
low-privileged user account
 
Risk:
The vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges and execute
arbitrary code as Local System aka Game Over.
 
Fix:
Under Schedule Options, change default account that runs scheduled tasks

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