Backdoor.Win32.FTP.Nuclear.10 / Hardcoded Credentials

CVE Category Price Severity
CWE-287 $500 High
Author Risk Exploitation Type Date
Unknown High Remote 2022-03-12
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Backdoor.Win32.FTP.Nuclear.10 / Hardcoded Credentials
Discovery / credits: Malvuln - (c) 2022
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Threat: Backdoor.Win32.FTP.Nuclear.10
Vulnerability: Hardcoded Credentials
Description: The malware builds backdoor files and uses UPX packer. When building server.exe the provided credentials are then stored within the PE file. Unpacking the malware reveals the hardcoded credentials of which the default is "nuclearftp". 
Family: Nuclear
Type: PE32
MD5: 9c23dad9ba11305fecf38bed46b0cec2
Vuln ID: MVID-2022-0503
Dropped files: server.exe
Disclosure: 03/03/2022

C:\dump> server.exe | findstr nuclearftp
0x5e584: nuclearftp
0x5e5a8: nuclearftp

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