Untrusted Search Path
An exploitable dll hijacking vulnerability exists in the poaService.exe service component of the Dell Precision Optimizer software version 188.8.131.52. A specifically named malicious dll file located in one of directories pointed to by the PATH environment variable will lead to privilege escalation. An attacker with local access to vulnerable system can exploit this vulnerability.
CWE-426 - Untrusted Search Path
The application searches for critical resources using an externally-supplied search path that can point to resources that are not under the application's direct control.