CVE-2019-8454 Detail

Current Description

A local attacker can create a hard-link between a file to which the Check Point Endpoint Security client for Windows before E80.96 writes and another BAT file, then by impersonating the WPAD server, the attacker can write BAT commands into that file that will later be run by the user or the system.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://supportcenter.us.checkpoint.com/supportcenter/portal?eventSubmit_doGoviewsolutiondetails=&solutionid=sk150012 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-65 Windows Hard Link Reference acceptance level Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.  
CWE-377 Insecure Temporary File Reference acceptance level Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-8454
NVD Published Date:
04/29/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/22/2020
Source:
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.