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The remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
The remote host has a version of Viscosity VPN client installed that
has a path name validation flaw in the setuid-set ViscosityHelper
binary. This flaw can be exploited to execute arbitrary code with root
See also :
Upgrade to Viscosity 1.4.2 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 65700 ()
Bugtraq ID: 55002
CVE ID: CVE-2012-4284
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