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Uncontrolled Search Path Element

CVE-2019-19954

Severity High
Score 7.3/10

Summary

Signal Desktop before 1.29.1 on Windows allows local users to gain privileges by creating a Trojan horse %SYSTEMDRIVE%\node_modules\.bin\wmic.exe file.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-427 - Uncontrolled Search Path Element

The product uses a fixed or controlled search path to find resources, but one or more locations in that path can be under the control of unintended actors.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published