The installer of Music Center for PC may insecurely load Dynamic Link Libraries


Music Center for PC provided by Sony Video & Sound Products Inc. is a file management tool. The installer of Music Center for PC contains an issue with the DLL search path, which may lead to insecurely loading Dynamic Link Libraries (CWE-427).

Note that this vulnerability is different from JVN#08517069.

DigiGnome(@biz4g) 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 Video & Sound Products Inc.
  • Music Center for PC version 1.0.01 and earlier

The developer states that this vulnerability is exploited only when executing the installer on Windows 7.

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

[Use the latest installer]
Windows 7 users who intend to install Music Center for PC should use the latest installer according to the information provided by the developer.
Also when executing the installer, be sure to check there are no suspicious files in the directory where the installer resides.
According to the developer, existing users are not affected by this vulnerability. However the developer states that users are recommended to update Music Center for PC to the latest version using the latest installer because the updated version also contains fixes for other bugs.
Vendor Information

Sony Video & Sound Products Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2017-10909

  1. JVN : JVN#60695371
  2. JVN : JVNTA#91240916
  3. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2017-10909
Revision History

  • [2017/12/22]
      Web page was published
  • [2018/04/04]
      References : Content was added