Symantec Workspace Streaming Agent Unquoted Service Path Local Privilege Escalation (SYM15-004)

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

Synopsis :

The remote host has software installed that uses an unquoted service

Description :

The version of the Symantec Workspace Streaming (SWS) agent installed
on the remote Windows host is affected by a local privilege escalation
vulnerability due to an unquoted search path in AppMgrService.exe. A
local attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code with local
system privileges.

Note that Symantec Workspace Streaming was formerly known as Altiris
Streaming System.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade SWS agents to 6.1 SP8 MP2 HF7 / 7.5 SP1 HF4 or higher.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 83117 ()

Bugtraq ID: 73925

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1484

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