Parallels Access 6.5.4 Desktop Control Agent service uncontrolled search path
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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Parallels Access 6.5.4. This affects an unknown function of the component Desktop Control Agent service. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-427. 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. The impact remains unknown. The summary by CVE is:
This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of Parallels Access 6.5.4 (39316) Agent. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the Desktop Control Agent service. The service loads Qt plugins from an unsecured location. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of SYSTEM. Was ZDI-CAN-15787.
The weakness was presented 07/19/2022. It is possible to read the advisory at zerodayinitiative.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2022-34902 since 07/01/2022. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/06/2022). The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1574 according to MITRE ATT&CK.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.1
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.1
VulDB Base Score: 8.8
VulDB Temp Score: 8.8
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CNA Base Score: 7.8
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ExploitingClass: Privilege escalation
Status: Not defined
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CountermeasuresRecommended: no mitigation known
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Timeline07/01/2022 CVE reserved
07/19/2022 +18 days Advisory disclosed
07/19/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
08/06/2022 +18 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2022-34902 (🔒)
EntryCreated: 07/19/2022 11:38 AM
Updated: 08/06/2022 02:26 PM
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