CVE-2021-40854

Published on: 10/14/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 10/20/2021 06:46:00 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Anydesk from Anydesk contain the following vulnerability:

AnyDesk before 6.2.6 and 6.3.x before 6.3.3 allows a local user to obtain administrator privileges by using the Open Chat Log feature to launch a privileged Notepad process that can launch other applications.

  • CVE-2021-40854 has been assigned by URL Logo [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
CVE-2020-27614 anydesk.com
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URL Logo MISC anydesk.com/cve/2021-40854/

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationAnydeskAnydeskAllAllAllAll
ApplicationAnydeskAnydeskAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:anydesk:anydesk:*:*:*:*:*:windows:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:anydesk:anydesk:*:*:*:*:*:windows:*:*:

Social Mentions

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