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MQAC.sys Arbitrary Write Privilege Escalation

A vulnerability within the MQAC.sys module allows an attacker to overwrite an arbitrary location in kernel memory. This module will elevate itself to SYSTEM, then inject the payload into another SYSTEM process.

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Module Name

exploit/windows/local/mqac_write

Authors

  • Matt Bergin
  • Spencer McIntyre

References

Targets

  • Windows XP SP3

Platforms

  • windows

Architectures

  • x86

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

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