"EasyRange" may insecurely load executable files


"EasyRange" <http://sira.jp/soft/> provided by sira.jp (according to the original report submitted by the reporter) is a tool to extract compressed files.
"EasyRange" contains an issue with the executable file search path when displaying an extracted file on Explorer, which may lead to loading an executable file resides in the same folder where the extracted file is placed (CWE-427).

During the meeting of Committee for authorizing the disclosure of unresolved vulnerabilities held on December 20, 2023, it was judged that an advisory for this vulnerability shall be disclosed since all the criteria and conditions described below which are stated in Standards for Handling Vulnerability related Information of Software Products and Other and Information Security Early Warning Partnership Guideline have been satisfied.

1. The developer of the product is unreachable
2. Existence of vulnerability has been verified
3. Not disclosing this case may result in the risk that product users will have no means to know
4. There are no particular reasons that would make disclosure inappropriate
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

  • EasyRange Ver 1.41

The above is the software product name and version that has been reported.

Arbitrary code may be executed with the privilege of the running program.

[Consider stop using EasyRange 1.41]
Since the developer was unreachable, existence of any mitigations is unknown.
Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

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

  1. CVE-2024-28131

  1. JVN : JVN#13113728
Revision History

  • [2024/03/26]
      Web page was published