[Full-disclosure] KeePass version 2.12 <= Insecure DLL Hijacking Vulnerability (dwmapi.dll)
YGN Ethical Hacker Group
lists at yehg.net
Mon Sep 13 18:03:55 BST 2010
> Isn't *any* mechanism for code execution going to be effective with the use
> of social engineering? I mean, isn't that what we've known for years, that
> the weakest component of any security system is the users?
Yes, we know. Don't get us wrong. We're not telling Social Engineering.
We're telling about Social Engineering Toolkit (SET) -
What we mean is DLL Hijacking added a way to deliver payload to
entice users to execute it.
We've already drawn attention to SET authors and see how they will
leverage this issue.
On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 9:59 PM, Rohit Patnaik <quanticle at gmail.com> wrote:
>>DLL Hijacking is highly effective in combination with use of Social
>> Engineering Toolkit.
> -- Rohit Patnaik
> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 3:36 AM, YGN Ethical Hacker Group <lists at yehg.net>
>> A vulnerability is a vulnerability.
>> A SQL Injection is a type of Vulnerability.
>> For each type of Vulnerability, there will be thousands of web
>> applications that might be vulnerable to it.
>> DLL Hijacking is same.
>> We do each post rather than a list so that security vulnerability news
>> site can get required detailed information
>> as possible.
>> If you don't want it, set filter for each post subject with "DLL
>> Hijacking" or from our email.
>> We can't underestimate such an easy flaw that leads to system
>> compromise or command execution under user' privilege.
>> Disabling remote share/WebDav is not a solution to DLL Hijacking at all.
>> DLL Hijacking is highly effective in combination with the use of
>> Social Engineering Toolkit.
>> On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 2:28 PM, Christian Sciberras <uuf6429 at gmail.com>
>> > I'm getting a bit tired of throwing away these "security advisories".
>> > Really, someone should install a whole load of popular applications,
>> > ensure
>> > any of them load their own files, and finally, thanks to a mass
>> > dependency
>> > check, ensure DWM is being loaded at runtime.
>> > At least, it would be just one email/thread to trash.
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