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Uncontrolled Search Path Element


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


`cloudflared` versions prior to 2020.8.1 contain a local privilege escalation vulnerability on Windows systems. When run on a Windows system, `cloudflared` searches for configuration files which could be abused by a malicious entity to execute commands as a privileged user. Version 2020.8.1 fixes this issue.

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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.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published