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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