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.
Published 2020-03-05 16:15:12
Updated 2020-03-05 23:42:36
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: File inclusionExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-9418

0.07%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 30 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-9418

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.4
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.4
6.4
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-9418

  • The product searches for critical resources using an externally-supplied search path that can point to resources that are not under the product's direct control.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-9418

Products affected by CVE-2020-9418

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