Bluestacks update fixes vulnerabilities (BS-2021-002)

Updated date: 19-10-2021


Impact of Vulnerability  Escalation of privilege vulnerability in BlueStacks
CVE Numbers  
Severity Rating High
CVSS v3 Base / Temporal Scores: Base: 8.2
Recommendations Install or update to the latest BlueStacks App Player
Affected Versions Windows: BlueStacks 5.1.0 and below
Location of Updated Software


There is a potential sandbox escape caused by the fact that BlueStacks in its default configuration mounts the current Windows user's Documents folder as read-write.


Download the product from Install the updated Bluestacks Player using the usual update path.


● Download the latest version of BlueStacks from the website.


Maciej Miszczyk

CVSS Scoring

Base Score 8.2
Attack Vector (AV) Local (L)
Attack Complexity (AC) Low (L)
Privileges Required (PR) Low (L)
User Interaction (UI) Required (R) 
Scope (S) Changed (C)
Confidentiality (C) High (H)
Integrity (I) High (H)
Availability (A) High (H)

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