#VU57780 Improper Resource Shutdown or Release


Published: 2021-11-08

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57780

Vulnerability 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

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
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

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


CPE

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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