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Trellix Agent: CVE-2022-3859: CWE-427: Uncontrolled Search Path Element

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Trellix Agent: CVE-2022-3859: CWE-427: Uncontrolled Search Path Element

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/30/2022
Created
05/05/2023
Added
04/04/2023
Modified
11/08/2023

Description

An uncontrolled search path vulnerability exists in Trellix Agent (TA) for Windows in versions prior to 5.7.8. This allows an attacker with admin access, which is required to place the DLL in the restricted Windows System folder, to elevate their privileges to System by placing a malicious DLL there.

Solution(s)

  • trellix-agent-upgrade-5-7-8-262

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