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Uncontrolled Search Path Element

CVE-2021-21518

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

Dell SupportAssist Client for Consumer PCs versions 3.7.x, 3.6.x, 3.4.x, 3.3.x, Dell SupportAssist Client for Business PCs versions 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x, and Dell SupportAssist Client ProManage 1.x contain a DLL injection vulnerability in the Costura Fody plugin. A local user with low privileges could potentially exploit this vulnerability, leading to the execution of arbitrary executable on the operating system with SYSTEM privileges.

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

References

Advisory Timeline

  • Published