Visnetic AntiVirus Plug-in for MailServer Local Privilege Escalation

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows application is prone to a local privilege
escalation issue.

Description :

The version of VisNetic AntiVirus Plug-in for MailServer installed on
the remote host does not drop its privileges before invoking other
programs. An attacker with local access can exploit this flaw to
execute arbitrary programs on the affected host with LOCAL SYSTEM
privileges.

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2005-65/advisory/

Solution :

Upgrade to VisNetic AntiVirus Plug-in for VisNetic MailServer version
4.6.1.2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 20993 ()

Bugtraq ID: 16788

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0812

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