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Uncontrolled Search Path Element

CVE-2020-7358

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

In AppSpider installer versions prior to 7.2.126, the AppSpider installer calls an executable which can be placed in the appropriate directory by an attacker with access to the local machine. This would prevent the installer from distinguishing between a valid executable called during an installation and any arbitrary code executable using the same file name.

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