Denial of service in several ESET products



Published: 2021-10-29 | Updated: 2021-11-08
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-37850
CWE-ID CWE-404
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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ESET Cyber Security
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

ESET Cyber Security Pro
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

ESET Endpoint Antivirus for macOS
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

ESET Endpoint Security for macOS
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

Vendor Eset

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Improper Resource Shutdown or Release

EUVDB-ID: #VU57780

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-37850

CWE-ID: CWE-404 - Improper Resource Shutdown or Release

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to improper resource shutdown or release. A local user can cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

ESET Cyber Security: 6.10.700

ESET Cyber Security Pro: 6.10.700

ESET Endpoint Antivirus for macOS: 6.10.910.0

ESET Endpoint Security for macOS: 6.10.910.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN60553023/index.html
http://support.eset.com/en/ca8151-denial-of-service-vulnerability-in-eset-products-for-macos-fixed

Q & A

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. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.



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