The installer of PatchJGD provided by Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI) may insecurely load Dynamic Link Libraries


The installer of PatchJGD (PatchJGD101.EXE) provided by Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI) contains an issue with the DLL search path, which may lead to insecurely loading Dynamic Link Libraries (CWE-427).

Eili Masami of Tachibana Lab. 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

Geospatial Information Authority of Japan
  • PatchJGD (PatchJGD101.EXE) ver. 1.0.1


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

[Do not use the installers]
The developer has stated that the development and support of the software has been discontinued, thus recommends users to stop using the installers.
Users who already have installed the software do not need to re-install the software, because this issue affects the installers only.
Vendor Information

Geospatial Information Authority of Japan
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2017-2210

  1. JVN : JVN#52691241
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2017-2210
Revision History

  • [2017/06/08]
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