Security Advisories

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




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


  • 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.


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

Date Issued: 2022-07-21