Vulnerability CVE-2009-5152


Published: 2018-05-11

Description:
Absolute Computrace Agent, as distributed on certain Dell Inspiron systems through 2009, has a race condition with the Dell Client Configuration Utility (DCCU), which allows privileged local users to change Computrace Agent's activation/deactivation status to the factory default via a crafted TaskResult.xml file.

Type:

CWE-362

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
1.9/10
2.9/10
3.4/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Absolute -> Computrace agent 

 References:
https://www.coresecurity.com/system/files/publications/2016/05/Paper-Deactivate-the-Rootkit-AOrtega-ASacco.pdf

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