A security update for the New Relic Infrastructure agent for Windows corrects an issue where the agent may follow unprivileged hard links or junction folders.
Release date: November 28, 2018
Vulnerability identifier: NR18-12
The following New Relic agent versions are affected:
|Name||Affected version||Notes||Remediated version|
Windows Infrastructure agent
The New Relic Windows Infrastructure agent writes to various files as part of its normal operation. An unprivileged user may be able to use Windows hard link or folder junction policies to point to files in privileged locations. This could cause the agent to create or append data to privileged files.
This vulnerability only exists on Windows systems.
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