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CVE-2023-42125

Avast Premium Security Sandbox Protection Link Following Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Assigner:zdi (99f1926a-a320-47d8-bbb5-42feb611262e)
Reserved:2023-09-06
Published:2024-05-03
Updated:2024-06-10

Description

Avast Premium Security Sandbox Protection Link Following Privilege Escalation Vulnerability. This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of Avast Premium Security. 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 implementation of the sandbox feature. By creating a symbolic link, an attacker can abuse the service to create arbitrary namespace objects. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of SYSTEM. Was ZDI-CAN-20383.



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

Problem types

CWE-706: Use of Incorrectly-Resolved Name or Reference

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-23-1475/ (ZDI-23-1475)

cve.org CVE-2023-42125

nvd.nist.gov CVE-2023-42125

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