KiteService 1.2020.1113.1 - 'KiteService.exe' Unquoted Service Path

EDB-ID:

49047

CVE:

N/A


Author:

IRVIN GIL

Type:

local


Platform:

Windows

Date:

2020-11-16


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# Exploit Title: KiteService 1.2020.1113.1 - 'KiteService.exe' Unquoted Service Path
# Discovery by: IRVIN GIL
# Discovery Date: 2020-11-14
# Vendor Homepage:  https://www.kite.com/
# Tested Version: 1.2020.1113.1
# Vulnerability Type: Unquoted Service Path
# Tested on OS: Windows 10 x64 es

# Step to discover Unquoted Service Path: 

C:\>wmic service get name, displayname, pathname, startmode | findstr /i "Auto" | findstr /i /v "C:\Windows\\" | findstr /i /v """

KiteService       KiteService          C:\Program Files\Kite\KiteService.exe           Auto

# Service info:

C:\>sc qc "KiteService"
[SC] QueryServiceConfig CORRECTO

NOMBRE_SERVICIO: KiteService
        TIPO               : 10  WIN32_OWN_PROCESS
        TIPO_INICIO        : 2   AUTO_START
        CONTROL_ERROR      : 0   IGNORE
        NOMBRE_RUTA_BINARIO: C:\Program Files\Kite\KiteService.exe
        GRUPO_ORDEN_CARGA  :
        ETIQUETA           : 0
        NOMBRE_MOSTRAR     : KiteService
        DEPENDENCIAS       :
        NOMBRE_INICIO_SERVICIO: LocalSystem

#Exploit:

A successful attempt would require the local user to be able to insert their code in the system root path undetected by the OS or other security applications where it could potentially be executed during application startup or reboot. If successful, the local user's code would execute with the elevated privileges of the application.