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CVE-2018-18857 Detail

Description

Multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities have been identified in the LiquidVPN client through 1.37 for macOS. An attacker can communicate with an unprotected XPC service and directly execute arbitrary OS commands as root or load a potentially malicious kernel extension because com.smr.liquidvpn.OVPNHelper uses the system function to execute the "command_line" parameter as a shell command.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/20/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/150137/LiquidVPN-For-macOS-1.3.7-Privilege-Escalation.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2018/Nov/1
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45782/

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-18857
NVD Published Date:
11/20/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/20/2018