Security Advisories

ITM Windows Agent Local Privilege Escalation, CVE-2022-25294

Advisory ID: PFPT-SA-2022-0001

Proofpoint Insider Threat Management Agent for Windows relies on an inherently dangerous function that could enable an unprivileged local Windows user to run arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges. All versions prior to 7.12.1 are affected. Agents for MacOS and Linux and Cloud are unaffected.

Vulnerability Information

This vulnerability is identified by CVE-2022-25294.

This vulnerability has been assigned a CVSS score of 7.8:

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Fixed Software

Proofpoint has released fixed software version 7.12.1.

The fixed software versions are available through the customer support portal.

Acknowledgments

Thanks to Ruslan Sayfiev and Denis Faiustov of Ierae Security who helped us identify this vulnerability.

URL

https://www.proofpoint.com/us/security/security-advisories/pfpt-sa-2022-0001

Revision History

Version Description Section Date
1.0 Initial Release   March 7, 2022
1.1 Add acknowledgments   March 22, 2022

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