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Category:Privilege escalation
Title:Adobe FrameMaker Privilege Escalation Vulnerability (Windows)
Summary:This host is running Adobe FrameMaker and; is prone to privilege escalation vulnerability
This host is running Adobe FrameMaker and
is prone to privilege escalation vulnerability

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw exists because when the application
looks to load a DLL for execution, an attacker can provide a malicious DLL to use
instead. The vulnerability can be exploited by a simple file write (or potentially
an over-write) which results in a foreign DLL running under the application.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation allows a local attackers
to gain elevated privileges and execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system.

Affected Software/OS:
Adobe FrameMaker versions and before.

Update to Adobe FrameMaker 2019 Release or
later. For updates refer to Reference links.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-15974
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