CVE-2016-4560

Published on: 07/02/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:26:58 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Installanywhere from Flexerasoftware contain the following vulnerability:

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Flexera InstallAnywhere allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory of a setup-launcher executable file.

  • CVE-2016-4560 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.6 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
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CVE References

Description Tags Link
Flexera InstallAnywhere CVE-2016-4560 Local Code Execution Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 90979
Windows loads a different library or launches a different executable than was intended by the author... - Community Exploit
flexeracommunity.force.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM flexeracommunity.force.com/customer/articles/INFO/Best-Practices-to-Avoid-Windows-Setup-Launcher-Executable-Issues
Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in InstallAnywhere affects IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Tivoli Storage Manager Server (CVE-2016-4560) www-01.ibm.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21984949
Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in InstallAnywhere affects IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Administration Center (CVE-2016-4560) www-01.ibm.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21985483
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Server and Administration Center Flexera InstallAnywhere Untrusted DLL Search Path Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1036478

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationFlexerasoftwareInstallanywhere-AllAllAll
ApplicationFlexerasoftwareInstallanywhere-AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:flexerasoftware:installanywhere:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:flexerasoftware:installanywhere:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: