Vulnerability identifier: #VU15569
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Cisco Systems, Inc
The vulnerability allows a local attacker to gain elevated privileges.
The vulnerability exists due to insecure .dll loading mechanism when opening files. A local attacker can place a file along with specially crafted .dll file on a remote SBM or WebDAV share, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
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Vulnerable software versions
Cisco AMP for Endpoints: All versions
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.