VDB-62172 · CVE-2011-5158 · SA42940

DATEV DATEV Grundpaket Basis Cd23.20 DMTGUI2.EXE untrusted search path

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in DATEV DATEV Grundpaket Basis Cd23.20. Affected is an unknown code block in the library DVBSKNLANG101.dll of the file DMTGUI2.EXE. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a local privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-426. The application searches for critical resources using an externally-supplied search path that can point to resources that are not under the application's direct control. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in the DMTGUI2.EXE and DvInesLogFileViewer.Exe components in DATEV Grundpaket Basis CD23.20 allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse (1) DVBSKNLANG101.dll or (2) DvZediTermSrvInfo004.dll file in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains a .dmt, .adl, .c02, .dof, or .jrf file. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

The weakness was disclosed 09/07/2012 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at sotiriu.de. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2011-5158 since 09/07/2012. The attack needs to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1574.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.




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Class: Untrusted search path
CWE: CWE-426
ATT&CK: T1574

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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01/24/2011 🔍
09/07/2012 +592 days 🔍
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09/07/2012 +0 days 🔍
03/24/2015 +928 days 🔍
12/13/2021 +2456 days 🔍


Advisory: sotiriu.de
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2011-5158 (🔍)
Secunia: 42940 - DATEV Grundpaket Basis Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability, Highly Critical


Created: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 12/13/2021 01:16 PM
Changes: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM (43), 02/04/2018 10:39 AM (7), 12/13/2021 01:16 PM (3)
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