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Title:Telegram Desktop <= 2.1.13 Protection Mechanism Bypass Vulnerability (Windows)
Summary:Telegram Desktop is prone to a protection mechanism bypass vulnerability.
Telegram Desktop is prone to a protection mechanism bypass vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
Telegram Desktop allows a spoofed file type to
bypass the Dangerous File Type Execution protection mechanism,
by using the chat windows with a filename that lacks an extension.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation would for example allow an attacker
to execute arbitrary code on the target machine by sending a malicious file to the victim.

Affected Software/OS:
Telegram Desktop through version 2.1.13.

Update to version 2.2.0 or later.

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CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-17448
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