CVE-2021-28927 Detail

Current Description

The text-to-speech engine in libretro RetroArch for Windows 1.9.0 passes unsanitized input to PowerShell through platform_win32.c via the accessibility_speak_windows function, which allows attackers who have write access on filesystems that are used by RetroArch to execute code via command injection using specially a crafted file and directory names.


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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:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://libretro.com Exploit  Vendor Advisory 
http://retroarch.com Product  Vendor Advisory 
https://github.com/libretro/RetroArch/blob/d3dc3ee989ec6a4903c689907ffc47027f71f776/frontend/drivers/platform_win32.c Patch  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-77 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-28927
NVD Published Date:
04/07/2021
NVD Last Modified:
04/27/2021
Source:
MITRE