CVE-2020-36165

Published on: 01/05/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:23:31 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AC:L/AV:L/A:H/C:H/I:H/PR:N/S:C/UI:N

Certain versions of Windows from Microsoft contain the following vulnerability:

An issue was discovered in Veritas Desktop and Laptop Option (DLO) before 9.4. On start-up, it loads the OpenSSL library from /ReleaseX64/ssl. This library attempts to load the /ReleaseX64/ssl/openssl.cnf configuration file, which does not exist. By default, on Windows systems, users can create directories under C:\. A low privileged user can create a C:/ReleaseX64/ssl/openssl.cnf configuration file to load a malicious OpenSSL engine, resulting in arbitrary code execution as SYSTEM when the service starts. This gives the attacker administrator access on the system, allowing the attacker (by default) to access all data, access all installed applications, etc. This impacts DLO server and client installations.

  • CVE-2020-36165 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 8.8 - HIGH

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

CVSS2 Score: 7.2 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Desktop and Laptop Option OpenSSL advisory | Veritas™ Vendor Advisory
www.veritas.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC www.veritas.com/content/support/en_US/security/VTS20-012

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows-AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows-AllAllAll
ApplicationVeritasDesktop And Laptop OptionAllAllAllAll
ApplicationVeritasDesktop And Laptop OptionAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:veritas:desktop_and_laptop_option:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:veritas:desktop_and_laptop_option:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
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