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# Intel Management And Security LMS.exe 7.1.13.1088 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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[+] Credits: John Page aka hyp3rlinx

[+] Website: hyp3rlinx.altervista.org

[+] Source:
http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/INTEL-LOCAL-MGTM-SERVICE-PRIVILEGE-ESCALATION.txt

[+] ISR: ApparitionSec



Vendor:
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www.intel.com



Product:
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Intel Management and Security Application Local Management Service
LMS.exe v7.1.13.1088

File Hash: f4a17dcab576267c85663e64f3ace5a4

This is a Windows service. This service provides essentials process support
for local application management and security.



Vulnerability Type:
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Privilege Escalation (Unquoted Service Path)




Vulnerability Details:
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"LMS.exe" installs with an unquoted service path running with SYSTEM
privileges. If a local malicious user places
thier own executable named "Program.exe" in the path of the service and it
is restarted or on system reboot, this
can allow the user arbitrary code execution to the level of the account
that starts the service (SYSTEM).



c:\>sc qc LMS
[SC] QueryServiceConfig SUCCESS

SERVICE_NAME: LMS
        TYPE               : 10  WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
        START_TYPE         : 2   AUTO_START  (DELAYED)
        ERROR_CONTROL      : 1   NORMAL
        BINARY_PATH_NAME   : C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R)
Management Engine Components\LMS\LMS.exe
        LOAD_ORDER_GROUP   :
        TAG                : 0
        DISPLAY_NAME       : Intel(R) Management and Security Application
Local Management Service
        DEPENDENCIES       :
        SERVICE_START_NAME : LocalSystem




Exploitation Technique:
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Local



Severity Level:
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Medium




[+] Disclaimer
The information contained within this advisory is supplied "as-is" with no
warranties or guarantees of fitness of use or otherwise.
Permission is hereby granted for the redistribution of this advisory,
provided that it is not altered except by reformatting it, and
that due credit is given. Permission is explicitly given for insertion in
vulnerability databases and similar, provided that due credit
is given to the author. The author is not responsible for any misuse of the
information contained herein and accepts no responsibility
for any damage caused by the use or misuse of this information. The author
prohibits any malicious use of security related information
or exploits by the author or elsewhere.

hyp3rlinx



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# Iranian Exploit DataBase = http://IeDb.Ir [2016-11-12]

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