Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Data Access Tracing component in Windows Data Access Components (Windows DAC) 6.0 in Microsoft Windows 7 Gold and SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 and R2 SP1 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains an Excel .xlsx file, aka "Data Access Components Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability."
'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
Access Vector: Network per "This is a remote code execution vulnerability"
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