Vulnerability CVE-2021-34998


Published: 2022-01-13   Modified: 2022-01-14

Description:
This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of Panda Security Free Antivirus 20.2.0.0. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the use of named pipes. The issue results from allowing an untrusted process to impersonate the client of a pipe. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of SYSTEM. Was ZDI-CAN-14208.

Type:

CWE-269

(Improper Privilege Management)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Watchguard -> Panda antivirus 

 References:
https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-21-1336/
https://www.pandasecurity.com/en/support/card?id=100077

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