CVE-2012-0304

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Description

Symantec LiveUpdate Administrator before 2.3.1 uses weak permissions (Everyone: Full Control) for the installation directory, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse file.

References

http://www.nessus.org/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=59193

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53903

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027182

http://www.symantec.com/security_response/securityupdates/detail.jsp?fid=security_advisory&pvid=security_advisory&year=2012&suid=20120615_00

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-06-22

Updated: 2013-04-02

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
59757Symantec LiveUpdate Administrator < 2.3.2 Privilege Escalation (SYM12-009)NessusCGI abuses
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59193Symantec LiveUpdate Administrator Insecure Permissions Local Privilege Escalation (credentialed check)NessusWindows
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