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Privilege escalation flaw in MDaemon 7.2.
From: Reed Arvin <reedarvin () gmail com>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 2004 08:44:26 -0700

Summary:
A privilege escalation flaw exists in MDaemon 7.2 (http://www.mdaemon.com).

Details:
A privilege escalation technique can be used to gain SYSTEM level
access while interacting with the MDaemon tray icon.

Vulnerable Versions:
MDaemon 7.2

Solutions:
The vendor was notified of the issue. There was no response.

Exploit:
1. Double click on the mail icon in the Taskbar to open the Alt-N
MDaemon Pro window.
2. Click File, click New
3. Notepad should open.  In Notepad click File, click Open
4. In the Files of type: field choose All Files
5. Navagate to %WINDIR%\System32\
6. Right click cmd.exe and choose Open
7. A new command shell will open with SYSTEM privileges

Discovered by Reed Arvin reedarvin[at]gmail[dot]com

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