Security Advisories

CVE-2022-28877: Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability in F-Secure Windows Endpoint Products

Description

STATUS: Fixed

RISK LEVEL: Medium

FIX: No user action is required. The required fix has been published through automatic update channel with UlcoreWin database on 2022-07-19_01. 

Affected Products

  • All F-Secure endpoint protection products for Windows

Platforms

  • All supported platforms for the affected products

More Information

This vulnerability allows a local user to delete arbitrary file in the system and bypass security protection, which can be abused for local privilege escalation on affected F-Secure Windows endpoint products. An attacker must have code execution rights on the victim's machine prior to successful exploitation. 

This issue was reported to F-Secure through the Vulnerability Reward Program. No known exploit or attack has been seen in the wild.

Credits

F-Secure Corporation would like to thank Abdelhamid Naceri for bringing this issue to our attention.

Date Issued: 2022-07-21