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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Anti-Exploit Update Remote Code Execution

This module exploits a vulnerability in the update functionality of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware consumer before 2.0.3 and Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit consumer 1.03.1.1220. Due to the lack of proper update package validation, a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacker could execute arbitrary code by spoofing the update server data-cdn.mbamupdates.com and uploading an executable. This module has been tested successfully with MBAM 2.0.2.1012 and MBAE 1.03.1.1220.

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Module Name

exploit/windows/browser/malwarebytes_update_exec

Authors

  • Yonathan Klijnsma
  • Gabor Seljan
  • todb <todb [at] metasploit.com>

References

Targets

  • Windows Universal

Platforms

  • windows

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/browser/malwarebytes_update_exec msf exploit(malwarebytes_update_exec) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(malwarebytes_update_exec) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(malwarebytes_update_exec) > show options ...show and set options... msf exploit(malwarebytes_update_exec) > exploit