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CVE-2019-16897 Detail

Current Description

In K7 Antivirus Premium 16.0.xxx through 16.0.0120; K7 Total Security 16.0.xxx through 16.0.0120; and K7 Ultimate Security 16.0.xxx through 16.0.0120, the module K7TSHlpr.dll improperly validates the administrative privileges of the user, allowing arbitrary registry writes in the K7AVOptn.dll module to facilitate escalation of privileges via inter-process communication with a service process.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/NtRaiseHardError/Antimalware-Research/blob/master/K7%20Security/Local%20Privilege%20Escalation/v16.0.0120/README.md Exploit Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:k7computing:k7_antivirus_premium:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
16.0.000
Up to (including)
16.0.0120
 cpe:2.3:a:k7computing:k7_total_security:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
16.0.000
Up to (including)
16.0.0120
 cpe:2.3:a:k7computing:k7_ultimate_security:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
16.0.000
Up to (including)
16.0.0120


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-16897
NVD Published Date:
10/28/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2019