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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-7884

An issue was discovered in DisplayLink Core Software Cleaner Application 8.2.1956. When the drivers are updated to a newer version, the product launches a process as SYSTEM to uninstall the old version: cl_1956.exe is run as SYSTEM on the %systemroot%\Temp folder, where any user can write a DLL (e.g., version.dll) to perform DLL Hijacking and elevate privileges to SYSTEM.
Publish Date : 2018-06-05 Last Update Date : 2018-08-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 426

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-7884

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Displaylink Core Software Cleaner 8.2.1956 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Displaylink Core Software Cleaner 1

- References For CVE-2018-7884
FULLDISC 20180601 DisplayLink Installer 8.2.1956 DLL Hijack to privilege escalation CVE-2018-7884

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-7884

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