TeamViewer Insecure Directory Permissions Privilege Escalation

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to its version number, the TeamViewer install on the remote
Windows host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability due
to insecure file system permissions that are granted during

When 'Remote Access' is enabled, it may be possible for an attacker to
execute arbitrary code with escalated privileges when an
administrative user launches the desktop application.

Note that this issue does not affect TeamViewer installed on Windows
XP or 2003.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to TeamViewer 6.0.10344 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 52716 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46797


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