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An issue of a hijacked DLL was found in Notepad++. By exploiting this vulnerability malicious users can obtain sensitive information. This vulnerability can be exploited remotely via a sciexer.dll, which is replaced by version of sciexer.dll built by CIA.

Technical details

This vulnerability has been fixed by adding a certificate validation in sciexer.exe before loading it.

NB: This vulnerability have no public CVSS rating so rating can be changed by the time.

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