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Unquoted Search Path or Element


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


An unquoted service path in SAPSetup, version - 9.0, could lead to privilege escalation during the installation process that is performed when an executable file is registered. This could further lead to complete compromise of confidentiality, Integrity and Availability.

  • HIGH
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-428 - Unquoted Search Path or Element

The product uses a search path that contains an unquoted element, in which the element contains whitespace or other separators. This can cause the product to access resources in a parent path.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published