An Uncontrolled Search Path Element issue was discovered in SIMPlight SCADA Software version 4.3.0.27 and prior. The uncontrolled search path element vulnerability has been identified, which may allow an attacker to place a malicious DLL file within the search path resulting in execution of arbitrary code.
Published 2017-08-14 16:29:00
Updated 2017-08-23 19:13:25
Source ICS-CERT
View at NVD,   CVE.org

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-9661

0.09%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 35 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-9661

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.1
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
4.9
6.4
NIST
7.0
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.0
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-9661

  • The product uses a fixed or controlled search path to find resources, but one or more locations in that path can be under the control of unintended actors.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-9661

Products affected by CVE-2017-9661

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