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CVE-2023-42125 Detail

Description

Avast Premium Security Sandbox Protection Link Following Privilege Escalation Vulnerability. This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of Avast Premium Security. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the implementation of the sandbox feature. By creating a symbolic link, an attacker can abuse the service to create arbitrary namespace objects. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of SYSTEM. Was ZDI-CAN-20383.


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Hyperlink Resource
https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-23-1475/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-706 Use of Incorrectly-Resolved Name or Reference Zero Day Initiativeā€ƒā€ƒ

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2023-42125
NVD Published Date:
05/02/2024
NVD Last Modified:
05/03/2024
Source:
Zero Day Initiative