CVE-2014-2848

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Description

A race condition in the wmi_malware_scan.nbin plugin before 201402262215 for Nessus 5.2.1 allows local users to gain privileges by replacing the dissolvable agent executable in the Windows temp directory with a Trojan horse program.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/57403

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029946

https://discussions.nessus.org/thread/7195

https://www.nccgroup.com/en/learning-and-research-centre/technical-advisories/nessus-authenticated-scan-local-privilege-escalation/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-04-11

Updated: 2014-04-14

Type: CWE-362

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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:tenable:nessus:5.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:a:tenable:plugin-set:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 201402092115 (inclusive)