Okta Active Directory Agent up to 3.11.0 Update Service unquoted search path

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A vulnerability was found in Okta Active Directory Agent up to 3.11.0. It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality of the component Update Service. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a unquoted search path vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-428. The product uses a search path that contains an unquoted element, in which the element contains whitespace or other separators. This can cause the product to access resources in a parent path. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Okta Active Directory Agent versions 3.8.0 through 3.11.0 installed the Okta AD Agent Update Service using an unquoted path, which can lead to privilege escalation. Note: To remediate this vulnerability, you must uninstall Okta Active Directory Agent and reinstall Okta Active Directory Agent 3.12.0 or greater per the documentation.

The weakness was released 09/07/2022. The advisory is available at help.okta.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2022-1697 since 05/12/2022. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1574.009 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

Upgrading to version 3.12.0 eliminates this vulnerability.




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Class: Unquoted search path
CWE: CWE-428 / CWE-426
ATT&CK: T1574.009

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Okta Active Directory Agent 3.12.0


05/12/2022 🔍
09/07/2022 +118 days 🔍
09/07/2022 +0 days 🔍
10/14/2022 +37 days 🔍


Advisory: help.okta.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-1697 (🔍)


Created: 09/07/2022 04:43 PM
Updated: 10/14/2022 06:44 AM
Changes: 09/07/2022 04:43 PM (39), 10/14/2022 06:44 AM (11)
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