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Panda Security PSEvents Privilege Escalation

PSEvents.exe within several Panda Security products runs hourly with SYSTEM privileges. When run, it checks a user writable folder for certain DLL files, and if any are found they are automatically run. Vulnerable Products: Panda Global Protection 2016 (<=16.1.2) Panda Antivirus Pro 2016 (<=16.1.2) Panda Small Business Protection (<=16.1.2) Panda Internet Security 2016 (<=16.1.2)

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Module Name

exploit/windows/local/panda_psevents

Authors

  • h00die <mike [at] shorebreaksecurity.com>
  • Security-Assessment.com

Targets

  • Windows x86
  • Windows x64

Platforms

  • windows

Architectures

  • x86
  • x64

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