CWE-428 - Unquoted Search Path or Element


The product uses a search path that contains an unquoted element, in which the element contains whitespace or other separators. This can cause the product to access resources in a parent path. If a malicious individual has access to the file system, it is possible to elevate privileges by inserting such a file as "C:\Program.exe" to be run by a privileged program making use of WinExec. The weakness is introduced during Implementation stage.

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Description of CWE-428 on Mitre website