QakBot attacks with Windows zero-day (CVE-2024-30051)


In early April 2024, Kaspersky researchers decided to take a closer look at the Windows DWM Core Library Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability CVE-2023-36033, which was previously discovered as a zero-day exploited in the wild.

While searching for samples related to this exploit and attacks that used it, they found a curious document uploaded to VirusTotal on April 1, 2024. This document caught the researchers attention because it had a rather descriptive file name, which indicated that it contained information about a vulnerability in Windows OS. Inside there the researchers found a brief description of a Windows Desktop Window Manager (DWM) vulnerability and how it could be exploited to gain system privileges, everything written in very brok

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Source: Kaspersky


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