CD Projekt warns against using Cyberpunk 2077 mods until a serious security flaw is fixed

A significant security blemish could open your PC to vindictive assaults through mods.

Cd Projekt Red is cautioning Cyberpunk 2077 players to be careful when utilizing mods, as an as of late found weakness in a DLL document could be utilized to execute code on PCs and PlayStation 4 consoles running the game.

The issue became known throughout the end of the week because of Red Tools mod colleague PixelRickyRick and redditor Romulus_Is_Here, who clarified that “using a mod or a made save game, vindictive codes can be executed to assume responsibility for the PC by the maker of the save game/mod.” The endeavor was at first idea to be restricted to the PC form of the game, yet PixelRickyRick later affirmed that the PS4 rendition is defenseless also.

Disc Projekt was made mindful of the weakness seven days prior, as per the post, however just recognized it today.

“A gathering of network individuals contacted us to raise an issue with the outer DLL documents the game uses,” the studio said in an assertion shipped off Eurogamer. “This issue can be conceivably utilized as a component of a distant code execution on PCs. We value their information and are chipping away at fixing this at the earliest opportunity. Meanwhile, we encourage everybody to forgo utilizing records acquired from obscure sources. Any individual who intends to utilize mods or custom puts something aside for Cyberpunk 2077 should utilize alert until we discharge the previously mentioned fix.”

In the event that you would prefer not to sit tight for that, the most recent update to the Cyber Engine Tweaks mod, which incorporates “execution fixes, bug fixes, and fun hacks to play with,” likewise addresses the weakness. I’ve contacted CD Projekt to approach if there’s a time period for the authority fix, and will refresh on the off chance that I get an answer.