Tuesday, May 25, 2021

ePowerSvc 6.0.3008.0 Unquoted Service Path

# Exploit Title: ePowerSvc 6.0.3008.0 - 'ePowerSvc.exe'  Unquoted Service Path
# Discovery by: Emmanuel Lujan
# Discovery Date: 2021-05-22
# Vendor Homepage: https://www.acer.com
# Tested Version: 6.0.3008.0
# Vulnerability Type: Unquoted Service Path
# Tested on OS: Windows 7 Home Premium x64

# Step to discover Unquoted Service Path:

C:\>wmic service get name, pathname, displayname, startmode | findstr /i "Auto" | findstr /i /v "C:\Windows\\" | findstr /i /v """

ePower Service ePowerSv
c C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer ePower Manageme
nt\ePowerSvc.exe Auto

# Service info:

C:\>sc qc "ePowerSvc"
[SC] QueryServiceConfig SUCCESS

SERVICE_NAME: ePowerSvc
TYPE : 10 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
START_TYPE : 2 AUTO_START
ERROR_CONTROL : 1 NORMAL
BINARY_PATH_NAME : C:\Program Files\Acer\Acer ePower Management\ePower
Svc.exe
LOAD_ORDER_GROUP :
TAG : 0
DISPLAY_NAME : ePower Service
DEPENDENCIES :
SERVICE_START_NAME : LocalSystem

#Exploit:

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.
 

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