A few days after deploying modding tools for the PC community, a vulnerability was detected in Cyberpunk 2077 allowing malicious modders to execute code without the user’s knowledge. After communicating the issue on Tuesday, CD Projekt Red is today deploying a patch to fix the problem.
While updates are multiplying for Cyberpunk 2077, the list of its problems also continues to grow. Last episode to date: Wednesday, January 27th, CD Projekt Red publishes on its website official modding tools for the PC version of the game. However, many modders quickly realize that its tools give access to a flaw (a vulnerability in the DLL files) within the game that would allow malicious people to add special lines of code to their mods, and run them on users’ PCs without their knowledge.
CD Projekt Red is issuing a disaster warning on Tuesday, February 2 to warn of this problem and advises players to avoid using files from unknown sources. The developers then promised to solve the problem as soon as possible, which is now done thanks to patch 1.12, available now on PC :