Vulnerability CVE-2019-12574


Published: 2019-07-11

Description:
A vulnerability in the London Trust Media Private Internet Access (PIA) VPN Client v1.0 for Windows could allow an authenticated, local attacker to run arbitrary code with elevated privileges. The PIA client is vulnerable to a DLL injection vulnerability during the software update process. The updater loads several libraries from a folder that authenticated users have write access to. A low privileged user can leverage this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code as SYSTEM.

Type:

CWE-426

(Untrusted Search Path)

Vendor: Londontrustmedia
Product: Private internet access vpn client 
Version: 1.0;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete

 References:
https://github.com/mirchr/security-research/blob/master/vulnerabilities/PIA/CVE-2019-12574.txt

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