Hola VPN CVE-2017-16757 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Hola VPN is prone to a local privilege escalation vulnerability.

A local attacker can leverage this issue to gain elevated privileges.

Hola VPN version 1.34 is affected.


Bugtraq ID: 101787
Class: Design Error
CVE: CVE-2017-16757

Remote: No
Local: Yes
Published: May 03 2016 12:00AM
Updated: Nov 13 2017 03:06PM
Credit: Vulnerability Laboratory [Research Team] - SaifAllah benMassaoud.
Vulnerable: Hola VPN 1.34

Not Vulnerable:


The researcher has created a proof-of-concept to demonstrate the issue. Please see the references for more information.

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