ESET addresses a high-severity privilege escalation vulnerability


ESET, a cybersecurity firm, has announced patches for a high-severity vulnerability in its consumer, business, and server security products for Windows that could lead to privilege elevation.

The vulnerability, known as CVE-2024-0353 (CVSS score of 7.8), was discovered in the real-time file system protection feature of its products, which handles file operations. According to the company’s advisory, an attacker with limited privileges could use this vulnerability to delete arbitrary files with System privileges.

ESET claims that the security flaw was discovered by researchers using Trend Micro’s ZDI and that there is no evidence of in-the-wild exploitation.

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