mora Downloader may insecurely load executable files


mora Downloader may use unsafe methods for determining how to load executables (.exe)

mora Downloader contains an issue in the file search path when loading files, which may insecurely load executables or other files.

Kazuhiko Kusano of Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 5.1 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

Label Gate Co., Ltd.
  • mora Downloader mora Downloader ver.


An attacker may execute arbitrary code with the privilege of the running application.

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Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.

According to the developer, the product is automatically updated when the application is used without user interaction.
Vendor Information

Label Gate Co., Ltd.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-Other) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2012-5188

  1. JVN : JVN#91387819
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2012-5188
Revision History

  • [2013/02/07]
      Web page was published