BACKDOOR.WIN32.ARMAGEDDON.R / Hardcoded Cleartext Credentials

CVE Category Price Severity
CVE-2019-1234 CWE-798 $500 Critical
Author Risk Exploitation Type Date
SecurityResearch Critical Remote 2024-02-25
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BACKDOOR.WIN32.ARMAGEDDON.R / Hardcoded Cleartext Credentials
Discovery / credits: Malvuln (John Page aka hyp3rlinx) (c) 2024
Original source:
Contact: [email protected]

Threat: Backdoor.Win32.Armageddon.r
Vulnerability: Hardcoded Cleartext Credentials
Description: The malware listens on TCP port 5859 and requires authentication. The password "KOrUPtIzEre" is stored in cleartext within the PE file at offset 0x4635f. Connecting to the backdoor returns the value "1" then enter the password.
Family: Armageddon
Type: PE32 
MD5: 68d135936512e88cc0704b90bb3839e0
Vuln ID: MVID-2024-0670
Dropped files: IP-logs.txt
Disclosure: 02/22/2024

root@kali:/home/kali# socat - TCP4:x.x.x.x:5859
1  KOrUPtIzEre

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