Altiris Deployment Solution Aclient Process (aclient.exe) Log File Viewer Local Privilege Escalation

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a program that is prone to a local
privilege escalation attack.

Description :

The version of the Altiris Client Agent (aclient) installed on the
remote host reportedly contains a flaw whereby local users can use the
Log File Viewer to open or execute files on the affected host with
SYSTEM privileges.

See also :

http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2007.08.13.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Altiris Deployment Solution 6.8 SP2 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 : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 25904 (altiris_log_file_viewer_priv_escalation.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 25232

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4380

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