NFC Port Software remover may insecurely load Dynamic Link Libraries


NFC Port Software remover provided by Sony Corporation is an application to remove NFC Port Software. NFC Port Software remover 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

Sony Corporation
  • NFC Port Software remover Ver. and earlier


Arbitrary code may be executed with the privilege of the user running the application.

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Vendor Information

Sony Corporation
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2017-2287

  1. JVN : JVN#33797604
  2. JVN : JVNTA#91240916
  3. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2017-2287
Revision History

  • [2017/07/27]
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