To install this module, drop the entire Privesc folder into one of your module directories. The default PowerShell module paths are listed in the $Env:PSModulePath environment variable.
The default per-user module path is: "$Env:HomeDrive$Env:HOMEPATH\Documents\WindowsPowerShell\Modules" The default computer-level module path is: "$Env:windir\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\Modules"
To use the module, type
To see the commands imported, type
Get-Command -Module Privesc
For help on each individual command, Get-Help is your friend.
Note: The tools contained within this module were all designed such that they can be run individually. Including them in a module simply lends itself to increased portability.
PowerUp aims to be a clearinghouse of common Windows privilege escalation vectors that rely on misconfigurations.
Running Invoke-AllChecks will output any identifiable vulnerabilities along with specifications for any abuse functions. The -HTMLReport flag will also generate a COMPUTER.username.html version of the report.
Author: @harmj0y License: BSD 3-Clause Required Dependencies: None Optional Dependencies: None
Get-ServiceUnquoted - returns services with unquoted paths that also have a space in the name Get-ModifiableServiceFile - returns services where the current user can write to the service binary path or its config Get-ModifiableService - returns services the current user can modify Get-ServiceDetail - returns detailed information about a specified service
Invoke-ServiceAbuse - modifies a vulnerable service to create a local admin or execute a custom command Write-ServiceBinary - writes out a patched C# service binary that adds a local admin or executes a custom command Install-ServiceBinary - replaces a service binary with one that adds a local admin or executes a custom command Restore-ServiceBinary - restores a replaced service binary with the original executable
Find-ProcessDLLHijack - finds potential DLL hijacking opportunities for currently running processes Find-PathDLLHijack - finds service %PATH% DLL hijacking opportunities Write-HijackDll - writes out a hijackable DLL
Get-RegistryAlwaysInstallElevated - checks if the AlwaysInstallElevated registry key is set Get-RegistryAutoLogon - checks for Autologon credentials in the registry Get-ModifiableRegistryAutoRun - checks for any modifiable binaries/scripts (or their configs) in HKLM autoruns
Get-ModifiableScheduledTaskFile - find schtasks with modifiable target files Get-UnattendedInstallFile - finds remaining unattended installation files Get-Webconfig - checks for any encrypted web.config strings Get-ApplicationHost - checks for encrypted application pool and virtual directory passwords Get-SiteListPassword - retrieves the plaintext passwords for any found McAfee's SiteList.xml files Get-CachedGPPPassword - checks for passwords in cached Group Policy Preferences files
Get-ModifiablePath - tokenizes an input string and returns the files in it the current user can modify Get-CurrentUserTokenGroupSid - returns all SIDs that the current user is a part of, whether they are disabled or not Add-ServiceDacl - adds a Dacl field to a service object returned by Get-Service Set-ServiceBinPath - sets the binary path for a service to a specified value through Win32 API methods Test-ServiceDaclPermission - tests one or more passed services or service names against a given permission set Write-UserAddMSI - write out a MSI installer that prompts for a user to be added Invoke-AllChecks - runs all current escalation checks and returns a report