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CVE-2019-6145 Detail

Current Description

Forcepoint VPN Client for Windows versions lower than 6.6.1 have an unquoted search path vulnerability. This enables local privilege escalation to SYSTEM user. By default, only local administrators can write executables to the vulnerable directories. Forcepoint thanks Peleg Hadar of SafeBreach Labs for finding this vulnerability and for reporting it to us.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.1 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.7 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.1 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 0.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): High
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://safebreach.com/Post/Forcepoint-VPN-Client-for-Windows-Unquoted-Search-Path-and-Potential-Abuses-CVE-2019-6145 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://support.forcepoint.com/KBArticle?id=000017525 Mitigation Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Unquoted Search Path or Element (CWE-428)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:forcepoint:vpn_client:*:*:*:*:*:windows:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
6.6.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-6145
NVD Published Date:
09/20/2019
NVD Last Modified:
09/23/2019