Vulnerability CVE-2017-8308


Published: 2017-04-27   Modified: 2017-04-28

Description:
In Avast Antivirus before v17, an unprivileged user (and thus malware or a virus) can mark an arbitrary process as Trusted from the perspective of the Avast product. This bypasses the Self-Defense feature of the product, opening a door to subsequent attack on many of its components.

Type:

CWE-269

(Improper Privilege Management)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Avast -> Antivirus 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98084
https://www.trustwave.com/Resources/Security-Advisories/Advisories/Multiple-Vulnerabilities-in-Avast-Antivirus/?fid=9201

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