Adversaries may use InstallUtil to proxy execution of code through a trusted Windows utility. Installutil is a command-line utility that allows for installation and uninstallation of resources by executing specific installer components specified in .NET binaries. InstallUtil is digitally signed by Microsoft and located in the .NET directories on a Windows system C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v\InstallUtil.exe and C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framewrok64\v\installUtil.exe
InstallUtil amy also be used to bypass application control through use of attributes within the binary that execute the class decorated with the attribute [System.ComponentModel.RunInstaller(true)].
In the following example I created a C# binary that will execute calc after looking at some examples (penteslab) mainly it says that it will execute binaries in C# code, so by this I compiled it and use IntallUtil to execute the binary itself
This seems to be true if you don't compile it correctly
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