CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 17, 2023
Updated: Mar 21, 2024
CWE ID 427


CVE-2023-6891 is a vulnerability found in PeaZip 9.4.0, impacting the library dragdropfilesdll.dll of the Library Handler component. This vulnerability allows for an uncontrolled search path manipulation, posing a risk to organizations. The attack vector is local, requiring physical access to exploit the vulnerability. To remediate this issue, it is recommended to upgrade to version 9.6.0 of PeaZip. The associated identifier for this vulnerability is VDB-248251, and the vendor has been informed and worked on a patched release. The National Vulnerability Database (NVD) rates the severity as HIGH with a base score of 7.8 out of 10 and highlights the potential impact on confidentiality and integrity as well as the low complexity required for exploitation.

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