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Hotspot Shield has patched a serious vulnerability in its Windows client – TechRadar


A vulnerability has been discovered in Hotspot Shield’s Windows VPN client that could allow for privilege escalation if exploited by an attacker.

The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2020-17365, was discovered by researcher Chen Erlich at the security firm Cympton and it is the result of improper directory permissions in versions 10.3.0 and earlier of the HotSpot Shield’s VPN client for Windows.



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