Fortinet FortiClient Host Security fortimon.sys Crafted Request Local Privilege Escalation

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

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a device driver that is affected by a
local privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

FortiClient is installed on the remote host, providing it with a range
of security-related functionality.

The version of the fortimon.sys device driver installed on the remote
host as part of FortiClient allows a local user to escalate his
privileges by issuing a special request to the driver's device.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Fortinet FortiClient 3.0 MR5 Patch 4 (build 474) / 3.0 MR6
(build 534) or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 31347 (forticlient_fortimon_priv_escalation.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 27776

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0779

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