Altiris Notification Server Agent Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a program that is affected by local
privilege escalation vulnerabilities.

Description :

Altiris Notification Server Agent, also known as Altiris Agent, is
installed on the remote host, allowing it to be managed by an Altiris
Notification Server.

The installed version of the Altiris Agent is reportedly vulnerable to
numerous Shatter Attacks that can allow local users to escalate their
privileges.

See also :

http://www.insomniasec.com/advisories/ISVA-080623.1.htm
http://www.nessus.org/u?7d509303

Solution :

Retrieve the patch Altiris_NS_6_0_SP3_KB35803.exe and use that to
upgrade all agent machines from the Notification Server, as described
in the vendor advisory above.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 30214 (altiris_aexnsagent_priv_escalation.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 27645

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0716

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