The installer of Content Manager Assistant for PlayStation may insecurely load Dynamic Link Libraries


Content Manager Assistant for PlayStation provided by Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. is a data transfer tool. The installer of Content Manager Assistant for PlayStation contains an issue with the DLL search path, which may lead to insecurely loading Dynamic Link Libraries (CWE-427).

Shun Suzaki 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 Interactive Entertainment LLC
  • Content Manager Assistant for PlayStation version 3.55.7671.0901 and earlier


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

[Use the latest installer]
Use the latest installer according to the information provided by the developer.
When executing the installer, be sure to check there are no suspicious files in the directory where the installer resides.
Users who already have installed Content Manager Assistant for PlayStation do not need to re-install the application, because this issue affects the installer only.
Vendor Information

Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2017-17010

  1. JVN : JVN#95423049
  2. JVN : JVNTA#91240916
  3. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2017-17010
Revision History

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