This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to compromise vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists due to incorrect handling of directory paths at run time in the loading process of specific DLLs. A local user can place a malicious DLL file in a specific location on the targeted system and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of another user’s account.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Cisco Proximity Desktop for Windows: before 3.1.0CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.