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Windows Unquoted Search Path or Element can allow local privilege escalation

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
7 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) January 01, 2005 June 20, 2014 June 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.

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Solution

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