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Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource

CVE-2020-11827

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

In GOG Galaxy 1.2.67, there is a service that is vulnerable to weak file/service permissions: GalaxyClientService.exe. An attacker can put malicious code in a Trojan horse GalaxyClientService.exe. After that, the attacker can re-start this service as an unprivileged user to escalate his/her privileges and run commands on the machine with SYSTEM rights.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-732 - Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource

The product specifies permissions for a security-critical resource in a way that allows that resource to be read or modified by unintended actors.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published