|Impact||The vulnerability enables local users to elevate privileges to root. Users can perform this action by executing malicious payload with Nipper executable files.|
|Reported||Sep 8, 2019|
|Reported By||Guy Levin (@va_start)|
|Fixed||Nov 26, 2019|
Builds till 124078
Builds 124081 to 124098
Builds 124079 and 124099
|Overview||Incorrect file permissions on the packaged Nipper executable file|
For builds till 124078: Upgrade to NCM Version 12.4.079.
For builds 124081 to 124098: Contact our support team in case of queries.
A user detected incorrect file permissions on the packaged Nipper executable file in which allowed local users to elevate privileges to root by overwriting this file with a malicious payload.
Source and Acknowledgements
Find out more about CVE-2019-17421 from the CVE dictionary.