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CVE-2019-17664 Detail

Current Description

NSA Ghidra through 9.0.4 uses a potentially untrusted search path. When executing Ghidra from a given path, the Java process working directory is set to this path. Then, when launching the Python interpreter via the "Ghidra Codebrowser > Window > Python" option, Ghidra will try to execute the cmd.exe program from this working directory.

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:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/NationalSecurityAgency/ghidra/issues/107 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-426 Untrusted Search Path NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nsa:ghidra:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.0.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-17664
NVD Published Date:
10/16/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/21/2019