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CVE-2023-38817 Code injection

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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An issue in Inspect Element Ltd Echo.ac v.5.2.1.0 allows a local attacker to gain privileges via a crafted command to the echo_driver.sys component. NOTE: the vendor's position is that the reported ability for user-mode applications to execute code as NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM was "deactivated by Microsoft itself."

CWE: CWE-269
CVSS v2-
CVSS v37.8
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
References
https://ioctl.fail/echo-ac-writeup/
Affected Vendors

Echo - (1)

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Code injection

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v27.2
AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS v37.8
AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
MITRE CWE Top 25

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Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1529 - System Shutdown/Reboot
T1499.004 - Endpoint Denial of Service (Application or System Exploitation)
T1203 - Exploitation for Client Execution
T1068 - Exploitation for Privilege Escalation
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

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Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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