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CVE-2023-32178

VIPRE Antivirus Plus TelFileTransfer Link Following Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Assigner:zdi (99f1926a-a320-47d8-bbb5-42feb611262e)
Reserved:2023-05-03
Published:2024-05-03
Updated:2024-06-07

Description

VIPRE Antivirus Plus TelFileTransfer Link Following Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability. This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of VIPRE Antivirus Plus. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the TelFileTransfer method. By creating a symbolic link, an attacker can abuse the method to delete arbitrary files. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of SYSTEM. Was ZDI-CAN-19396.



HIGH: 7.8CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Problem types

CWE-59: Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following')

Product status

Default status
unknown

R.47.0.0 AutoCAD 2021 & R.47.0.0 AutoCAD LT 2021
affected

References

https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-23-758/ (ZDI-23-758)

https://success.vipre.com/en_US/antivirus-plus-release-notes/home-plus-release-notes-20230530 (vendor-provided URL) vendor-advisory

cve.org CVE-2023-32178

nvd.nist.gov CVE-2023-32178

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