CVSS 3.1 Score 7.3 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 15, 2023
Updated: Nov 22, 2023
CWE ID 427


The vulnerability with the CVE ID name CVE-2023-22818 is a DLL Search Order Hijack vulnerability found in the SanDisk Security Installer for Windows. This vulnerability allows local attackers to execute arbitrary code by placing a malicious DLL in the same folder as the installer. If exploited, this could lead to the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the vulnerable application or allow attackers to achieve persistence on the compromised host. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as HIGH, with a base score of 7.3 out of 10. Remediation for this vulnerability involves applying an update or patch provided by SanDisk to fix the issue and ensure system security.

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