CVE-2021-28927

Published on: 04/07/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 04/14/2021 05:35:00 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Retroarch from Libretro contain the following vulnerability:

The text-to-speech engine in libretro RetroArch for Windows 0.11 passes unsanitized input to PowerShell through platform_win32.c via the accessibility_speak_windows function, which allows attackers who have write access on filesystems that are used by RetroArch to execute code via command injection using specially a crafted file and directory names.

  • CVE-2021-28927 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
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
RetroArch retroarch.com
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URL Logo MISC retroarch.com
Libretro – A crossplatform application API, powering the crossplatform gaming platform RetroArch libretro.com
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URL Logo MISC libretro.com
RetroArch/platform_win32.c at d3dc3ee989ec6a4903c689907ffc47027f71f776 · libretro/RetroArch · GitHub github.com
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URL Logo MISC github.com/libretro/RetroArch/blob/d3dc3ee989ec6a4903c689907ffc47027f71f776/frontend/drivers/platform_win32.c

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationLibretroRetroarch0.11AllAllAll
Operating
System
MicrosoftWindows-AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:libretro:retroarch:0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Social Mentions

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Twitter Icon @CVEreport CVE-2021-28927 : The text-to-speech engine in libretro RetroArch for #Windows 0.11 passes unsanitized input to Powe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2021-04-07 15:03:39