SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) Alert Handling Local Privilege Escalation

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Synopsis :

The remote host is running a web application that is affected by a
local privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

The version of SolarWinds Server & Application Monitor (SAM) running
on the remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability
in the Alert Manager component due to improper handling of specially
crafted alerts. A local attacker can exploit this to gain elevated
privileges and execute arbitrary code in the context of NT
Authority\SYSTEM.

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-14-428/

Solution :

No patch is currently available, and the vendor has no plans to
release a patch in the future.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 91458 ()

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