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Windows Unquoted Search Path or Element can allow local privilege escalation

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Windows Unquoted Search Path or Element can allow local privilege escalation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/01/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/20/2014
Modified
06/15/2015

Description

The product uses a search path that contains an unquoted element, in which the element contains whitespace or other separators. This can cause the product to access resources in a parent path, possibly allowing local privilege escalation.

Solution(s)

  • windows-unquoted-search-path-or-element-protection

References

  • windows-unquoted-search-path-or-element-protection

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