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PDFescape Desktop version 4.0.22 Untrusted Search Path Vulnerability

Summary

An untrusted search path vulnerability in the installer of PDFescape Desktop version 4.0.22 and earlier allows an attacker to gain privileges and execute code via DLL hijacking.

Credit:

The information has been provided by Vendor
The original article can be found at https://support.pdfescape.com/hc/en-us/articles/360039586551

Details
PDFescape has released a security update for the PDFescape Desktop installer. This update resolves the vulnerability of an insecure library loading in the installer that could cause the Arbitrary Code Execution.

Vulnerable Systems:

  • PDFescape Desktop (installer) 4.0.22

CVE Information:

CVE-2020-9418

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date: 03/06/2020

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