Malware Remover up to 4.6.0.x command injection

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A vulnerability was found in Malware Remover up to 4.6.0.x (Anti-Malware Software). It has been classified as critical. Affected is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-77. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

A command injection vulnerability has been reported to affect certain versions of Malware Remover. If exploited, this vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands. This issue affects: QNAP Systems Inc. Malware Remover versions prior to This issue does not affect: QNAP Systems Inc. Malware Remover 3.x.

The weakness was disclosed 05/13/2021 as qsa-21-16. The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2020-36198 since 01/19/2021. The exploitability is told to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. Additional levels of successful authentication are required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.7
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.4

VulDB Base Score: 6.7
VulDB Temp Score: 6.4
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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Malware Remover


01/19/2021 CVE assigned
05/13/2021 +113 days Advisory disclosed
05/13/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
05/15/2021 +2 days VulDB last update


Advisory: qsa-21-16
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2020-36198 (🔒)


Created: 05/13/2021 12:14 PM
Updated: 05/15/2021 07:16 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_cna
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