Vulnerability CVE-2008-6827


Published: 2009-06-08   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
The ListView control in the Client GUI (AClient.exe) in Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution 6.x before 6.9.355 SP1 allows local users to gain SYSTEM privileges and execute arbitrary commands via a "Shatter" style attack on the "command prompt" hidden GUI button to (1) overwrite the CommandLine parameter to cmd.exe to use SYSTEM privileges and (2) modify the DLL that is loaded using the LoadLibrary API function.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Altiris Deployment Server Agent - Privilege Escalation
Brett Moore
22.10.2008

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
10/10
3.1/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Symantec -> Altiris deployment solution 
Symantec -> Altiris notification server 

 References:
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122460544316205&w=2
http://www.insomniasec.com/advisories/ISVA-081020.1.htm
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31766
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021071
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.10.20a.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2876
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46006

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