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# Intel Identity Protection Technology Host Interface Service 1.2.22.0 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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[+] Credits: John Page aka hyp3rlinx

[+] Website: hyp3rlinx.altervista.org

[+] Source:
http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/INTEL-IDENTITY-PROTECTION-PRIVILEGE-ESCALATION.txt

[+] ISR: ApparitionSec



Vendor:
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www.intel.com



Product:
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Intel Identity Protection Technology Host Interface Service
jhi_service.exe
v1.2.22.0


Vulnerability Type:
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Privilege Escalation (Unquoted Service Path)



Vulnerability Details:
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"jhi_service.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 jhi_service
[SC] QueryServiceConfig SUCCESS

SERVICE_NAME: jhi_service
TYPE : 10 WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
START_TYPE : 2 AUTO_START
ERROR_CONTROL : 1 NORMAL
BINARY_PATH_NAME : C:\Program Files
(x86)\Intel\Services\IPT\jhi_service.exe
LOAD_ORDER_GROUP :
TAG : 0
DISPLAY_NAME : Intel(R) Identity Protection Technology Host
Interface Service
DEPENDENCIES : RPCSS
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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