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Windows Escalate UAC Protection Bypass

This module will bypass Windows UAC by utilizing the trusted publisher certificate through process injection. It will spawn a second shell that has the UAC flag turned off.

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Module Name

exploit/windows/local/bypassuac

Authors

  • David Kennedy "ReL1K" <kennedyd013 [at] gmail.com>
  • mitnick
  • mubix <mubix [at] hak5.org>

References

Targets

  • Windows x86
  • Windows x64

Platforms

  • windows

Architectures

  • x86
  • x86_64

Reliability

Development

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/windows/local/bypassuac msf exploit(bypassuac) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(bypassuac) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(bypassuac) > show options ...show and set options... msf exploit(bypassuac) > exploit