#VU67606 Command Injection in Enlightenment

Published: 2022-09-23 | Updated: 2023-04-26

Vulnerability identifier: #VU67606

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 8.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-37706


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor: Enlightenment


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

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in the window manager. A local unprivileged user can inject and execute arbitrary OS commands with root privileges.

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Vulnerable software versions

Enlightenment: 0.17.0 - 0.25.3-2

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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, a fully functional exploit for this vulnerability is available.

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