A vulnerability has been discovered in KeePass Password Safe, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to the application loading libraries (e.g. DwmApi.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a KeePass Password Database (.kdbx) file located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.12. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 2.13.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by an unknown person.
Original Advisory: KeePass:
Peter Van Eeckhoutte:
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