Energizer DUO USB Battery Charger Software Backdoor (credentialed check)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 45006



The remote Windows host has a backdoor.


The remote Windows host includes an install of the Energizer DUO software, likely included with a Energizer DUO USB battery charger to allow a user to view the battery charging status.

The installed version of this software includes the Arugizer backdoor (Arucer.dll), which is reported to have been distributed with the Energizer DUO software.

An unauthenticated, remote attacker who connects to this port can use the backdoor to list directories, send and receive files, and execute programs.


Verify whether the remote host has been compromised and reinstall the operating system if necessary.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 45006

File Name: energizer_duo_arugizer_backdoor.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Family: Backdoors

Published: 3/8/2010

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/5/2010

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Energizer DUO USB Battery Charger Arucer.dll Trojan Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0103

BID: 38571

CWE: 94

CERT: 154421