PrimeDrive Desktop Application Installer may insecurely load executable files


PrimeDrive Desktop Application is the client application for PrimeDrive online storage service provided by SoftBank Corp. The installer of PrimeDrive Desktop Application contains an issue with the file search path, which may insecurely load executable files (CWE-427).

Eili Masami of Tachibana Lab. and Eiji James Yoshida of Security Professionals Network Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 7.8 (High) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Local
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: None
  • User Interaction: Required
  • Scope: Unchanged
  • Confidentiality Impact: High
  • Integrity Impact: High
  • Availability Impact: High
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 6.8 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

  • PrimeDrive Desktop Application version 1.4.4 and earlier


Arbitrary code may be executed with the privilege of the user invoking the installer.

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According to the SoftBank Corp., users who have already installed PrimeDrive Desktop Application and use it do not need to re-install the application, because this vulnerability can only be exploited when installing the software and the application itself is not affected by this vulnerability.
Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2017-2167

  1. JVN : JVN#16248227
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2017-2167
Revision History

  • [2017/05/12]
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