CVE-2021-35523 Detail

Current Description

Securepoint SSL VPN Client v2 before 2.0.32 on Windows has unsafe configuration handling that enables local privilege escalation to NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM. A non-privileged local user can modify the OpenVPN configuration stored under "%APPDATA%\Securepoint SSL VPN" and add a external script file that is executed as privileged user.


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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://packetstormsecurity.com/files/163320/Securepoint-SSL-VPN-Client-2.0.30-Local-Privilege-Escalation.html Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2021/Jun/59 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://bogner.sh/2021/04/local-privilege-escalation-in-securepoint-ssl-vpn-client-2-0-30/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/Securepoint/openvpn-client/security/advisories/GHSA-v8p8-4w8f-qh34 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-35523
NVD Published Date:
06/28/2021
NVD Last Modified:
07/02/2021
Source:
MITRE