ID CVE-2017-10863
Summary Untrusted search path vulnerability in HIBUN Confidential File Decryption program prior to allows an attacker to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in an unspecified directory. Note this is a separate vulnerability from CVE-2017-10865.
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:hitachi-solutions:confidential_file_decryption
Base: 9.3
  • Leveraging/Manipulating Configuration File Search Paths
    This attack loads a malicious resource into a program's standard path used to bootstrap and/or provide contextual information for a program like a path variable or classpath. J2EE applications and other component based applications that are built from multiple binaries can have very long list of dependencies to execute. If one of these libraries and/or references is controllable by the attacker then application controls can be circumvented by the attacker. A standard UNIX path looks similar to this If the attacker modifies the path variable to point to a locale that includes malicious resources then the user unwittingly can execute commands on the attackers' behalf: This is a form of usurping control of the program and the attack can be done on the classpath, database resources, or any other resources built from compound parts. At runtime detection and blocking of this attack is nearly impossible, because the configuration allows execution.
refmap via4
jvn JVN#58909026
Last major update 12-10-2017 - 10:29
Published 12-10-2017 - 10:29
Last modified 20-10-2017 - 10:27
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