Security Bulletin NR18-10

Summary

A security update for the Windows Infrastructure agent corrects an issue where a hard-coded file path may allow a malicious user to override the agent configuration.

Release date: June 18, 2018

Vulnerability identifier: NR18-10

Priority: High

Affected software

The following New Relic agent versions are affected:

Name Affected version Notes Remediated version

Windows Infrastructure agent

From 1.0.682 to 1.0.912 1.0.934

Vulnerability information

The New Relic Windows Infrastructure agent looks in specific locations for configuration files. A Unix-only file path was included in the Windows agent which could allow a malicious user to override the configuration file. With this security update, the Windows Infrastructure agent will no longer look in a Unix-specific location.

Mitigating factors

  • This vulnerability only exists on Windows systems.

  • This vulnerability requires existing access to the system.

Workarounds

N/A

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