#VU56603 Insecure Temporary File


Published: 2021-09-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU56603

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-40708

CWE-ID: CWE-377

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Genuine Integrity Service
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor: Adobe

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect default permissions for temporary files and folders that are set by the application. A local user with access to the system can view contents of files and directories or modify them.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Genuine Integrity Service: 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.3.1, 6.4, 6.4.1, 6.4.2, 6.5, 6.6, 7.1, 7.3

CPE

External links
https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/integrity_service/apsb21-81.html


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.


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