avast! Antivirus Server Edition Password Setting Weakness

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is susceptible to
an authentication bypass issue.

Description :

The remote host is running avast! Antivirus Server Edition.

The installed version of this software reportedly does not ask for a
password even if one is set. A local attacker may be able to leverage
this issue to bypass authentication and manipulate settings of the
affected application.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to avast! Antivirus Server Edition 4.7.726 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 24280 (avast_password_setting.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 22425

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0829

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