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CVE-2021-1280

CVE information

Published

1 year ago

Last Modified

1 year ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

CVSSv3.1 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

A vulnerability in the loading mechanism of specific DLLs of Cisco Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) for Endpoints for Windows and Immunet for Windows could allow an authenticated, local attacker to perform a DLL hijacking attack. To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker would need valid credentials on the Windows system. This vulnerability is due to incorrect handling of directory search paths at run time. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by placing a malicious DLL file on the targeted system. This file will execute when the vulnerable application launches. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the targeted system with SYSTEM privileges..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
6.9/10
Exploit Score
3.4/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Medium
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
10/10
Confidentiality Impact
Complete
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
Complete

CVSSv3.1 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.3/10
Exploit Score
1.3/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Privileges Required
Low
Impact Score
5.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
High
Availability Impact
High
Integrity Impact
High
Scope
Unchanged
User Interaction
Required

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:immunet:*:*:*:*:*:windows:*:*
  Yes
- 7.3.12
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:advanced_malware_protection_for_endpoints:*:
  Yes
- 7.3.3