The installer of Baidu Browser may insecurely load Dynamic Link Libraries


Baidu Browser provided by Baidu, Inc. is a Web browser. The installer of Baidu Browser contains an issue with the DLL search path, which may lead to insecurely loading Dynamic Link Libraries (CWE-427).

Asuka Nakajima of NTT Secure Platform Laboratories 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

Baidu, Inc.
  • Baidu Browser Version 43.23.1000.500 and earlier


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

[Do not use the installer of Baidu Browser]
According to the developer, development and support of Baidu Browser has been discontinued, thus recommends users to stop using the installer.
Vendor Information

Baidu, Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2018-0692

  1. JVN : JVN#77885134
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2018-0692
Revision History

  • [2018/10/03]
      Web page was published
  • [2019/08/27]
      References : Content was added