.. / Xwizard.exe
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Paths:


Resources:
http://www.hexacorn.com/blog/2017/07/31/the-wizard-of-x-oppa-plugx-style/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwDHX7DVHWU
https://gist.github.com/NickTyrer/0598b60112eaafe6d07789f7964290d5
https://bohops.com/2018/08/18/abusing-the-com-registry-structure-part-2-loading-techniques-for-evasion-and-persistence/

Acknowledgement:
Adam - @Hexacorn
Nick Tyrer - @NickTyrer
harr0ey - @harr0ey


Detection:



Execute

Xwizard.exe running a custom class that has been added to the registry.
xwizard RunWizard {00000001-0000-0000-0000-0000FEEDACDC}
Usecase:Run a com object created in registry to evade defensive counter measures
Privileges required:User
OS:Windows vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mitre:T1218



Xwizard.exe running a custom class that has been added to the registry. The /t and /u switch prevent an error message in later Windows 10 builds.
xwizard RunWizard /taero /u {00000001-0000-0000-0000-0000FEEDACDC}
Usecase:Run a com object created in registry to evade defensive counter measures
Privileges required:User
OS:Windows vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mitre:T1218