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Researchers Warn of Unpatched "DogWalk" Microsoft Windows Vulnerability

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Jun
2022
Researchers Warn of Unpatched "DogWalk" Microsoft Windows Vulnerability

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An unofficial security patch has been made available for a new Windows zero-day vulnerability in the Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool (MSDT), even as the Follina flaw continues to be exploited in the wild.

The issue — referenced as DogWalk — relates to a path traversal flaw that can be exploited to stash a malicious executable file to the Windows Startup folder when a potential target opens a specially crafted “.diagcab” archive file that contains a diagnostics configuration file.

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