Vulnerability CVE-2005-2579


Published: 2005-08-16   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Nortel Contivity VPN Client V05_01.030, when configuring a certificate to be used as authentication, does not properly drop system privileges, which allows local users to gain privileges by opening a program with the File Open dialog box.

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Nortel -> Contivity 

 References:
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=112370730131219&w=2

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