Vulnerability CVE-2019-19929


Published: 2019-12-23

Description:
An Untrusted Search Path vulnerability in Malwarebytes AdwCleaner before 8.0.1 could cause arbitrary code execution with SYSTEM privileges when a malicious DLL library is loaded by the product.

Type:

CWE-426

(Untrusted Search Path)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.9/10
10/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Malwarebytes -> Adwcleaner 

 References:
https://borncity.com/win/2019/12/19/adwcleaner-8-0-1-closes-a-dll-hijacking-vulnerability/
https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/254898-release-adwcleaner-801/
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/adwcleaner-801-fixes-dll-hijacking-vulnerability/

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