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CVE-2021-3576 Detail

Current Description

Execution with Unnecessary Privileges vulnerability in Bitdefender Endpoint Security Tools, Total Security allows a local attacker to elevate to 'NT AUTHORITY\System. Impersonation enables the server thread to perform actions on behalf of the client but within the limits of the client's security context. This issue affects: Bitdefender Endpoint Security Tools versions prior to 7.2.1.65. Bitdefender Total Security versions prior to 25.0.26.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  Bitdefender
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
https://www.bitdefender.com/support/security-advisories/privilege-escalation-via-seimpersonateprivilege-in-bitdefender-endpoint-security-tools-va-9848/ Vendor Advisory 
https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-21-1276/ Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-21-1376/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-250 Execution with Unnecessary Privileges Reference acceptance level Bitdefender  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2021-3576
NVD Published Date:
10/28/2021
NVD Last Modified:
12/03/2021
Source:
Bitdefender