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CVE-2019-6564 Detail

Current Description

GE Communicator, all versions prior to 4.0.517, allows a non-administrative user to place malicious files within the installer file directory, which may allow an attacker to gain administrative privileges on a system during installation or upgrade.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-19-122-02 Mitigation Third Party Advisory US Government Resource

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Uncontrolled Search Path Element (CWE-427)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ge:ge_communicator:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
4.0.517


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-6564
NVD Published Date:
05/09/2019
NVD Last Modified:
05/16/2019