Vulnerability CVE-2014-8494


Published: 2014-11-03

Description:
ESTsoft ALUpdate 8.5.1.0.0 uses weak permissions (Users: Full Control) for the (1) AlUpdate folder and (2) AlUpdate.exe, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse file.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
ESTsoft ALUpdate 8.5.1.0.0 Privilege Escalation
Osanda Malith Ja...
29.10.2014

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.6/10
6.4/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Estsoft -> Alupdate 

 References:
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/128868/ESTsoft-ALUpdate-8.5.1.0.0-Privilege-Escalation.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70790
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98315

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