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CVE-2019-12174 Detail

Current Description

hide.me before 2.4.4 on macOS suffers from a privilege escalation vulnerability in the connectWithExecutablePath:configFilePath:configFileName method of the me_hide_vpnhelper.Helper class in the me.hide.vpnhelper macOS privilege helper tool. This method takes user-supplied input and can be used to escalate privileges, as well as obtain the ability to run any application on the system in the root context.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1TwbjmE45gnWeYpFyH8kDU63P7u4IdPd2 Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:hide:hide.me:*:*:*:*:*:mac_os_x:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
2.4.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-12174
NVD Published Date:
07/08/2019
NVD Last Modified:
07/09/2019