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Published on July 18th, 2019 📆 | 8034 Views ⚑


Facebook WhatsApp Desktop prior 0.3.3793 Extension spoofing privilege escalation

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Facebook WhatsApp Desktop (Social Network Software). This vulnerability affects an unknown part of the component Extension Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability (Spoofing). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 07/16/2019. The advisory is shared for download at facebook.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2019-3571 since 01/02/2019. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 07/17/2019).

Upgrading to version 0.3.3793 eliminates this vulnerability.




VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: ≈5.5
VulDB Temp Score: ≈5.3
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Class: Privilege escalation / Spoofing (CWE-269)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Upgrade: WhatsApp Desktop 0.3.3793

01/02/2019 CVE assigned
07/16/2019 +195 days Advisory disclosed
07/17/2019 +1 days VulDB entry created
07/17/2019 +0 days VulDB last updateAdvisory: facebook.com

CVE: CVE-2019-3571 (🔒)

Created: 07/17/2019 10:45 PM
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