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.
This vulnerability is identified by CVE-2022-25294.
This vulnerability has been assigned a CVSS score of 7.8:
Proofpoint has released fixed software version 7.12.1.
The fixed software versions are available through the customer support portal.
Thanks to Ruslan Sayfiev and Denis Faiustov of Ierae Security who helped us identify this vulnerability.
|March 7, 2022
|March 22, 2022
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