#VU69272 Execution with unnecessary privileges in EMC Virtual Appliances

Published: 2022-11-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU69272

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-36339


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
EMC Virtual Appliances
Other software / Other software solutions



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

The vulnerability exists due to application binary has a setuid bit. A local low-privileged user can run the affected binary to get privileged access to the virtual appliance.

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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.

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