#VU21925 Hidden functionality


Published: 2019-10-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU21925

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-16519

CWE-ID: CWE-912

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Eset

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to presence of an undocumented feature in scheduled tasks. A local user can execute arbitrary code with root privileges.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

ESET Cyber Security: 6.7.900.0

ESET Endpoint Security for macOS: 6.7.900.0

ESET Endpoint Antivirus for macOS: 6.7.900.0


CPE

External links
http://support.eset.com/ca7317/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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