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Uncontrolled Search Path Element

CVE-2022-40746

Severity Medium
Score 6.7/10

Summary

IBM i Access Family 1.1.2 through 1.1.4 and 1.1.4.3 through 1.1.9.0 could allow a local authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by DLL search order hijacking vulnerability. By placing a specially crafted file in a compromised folder, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system. IBM X-Force ID: 236581.

  • HIGH
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • 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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published