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CVE-2010-3402 Detail


Untrusted search path vulnerability in IDM Computer Solutions UltraEdit,, and probably other versions allows local users, and possibly remote attackers, to execute arbitrary code and conduct DLL hijacking attacks via a Trojan horse dwmapi.dll that is located in the same folder as a bin, cpp, css, c, dat, hpp, html, h, ini, java, log, mak, php, prj, txt, or xml file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/16/2010

Evaluator Description

Per: 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from UltraEdit (03/06/2012)

This issue was resolved and patched on 9/15/2010.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Vendor Advisory External Source FULLDISC 20100912 UltraEdit Text Editor version <= Insecure DLL Hijacking Vulnerability (dwmapi.dll) External Source BID 43183

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