|CVSS SCORE||7.8, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)|
This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of Autodesk Desktop App. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the handling of updates. By creating a symbolic link, an attacker can abuse the application to delete a file. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of SYSTEM.
Autodesk has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Michael DePlante (@izobashi) of Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative