Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop < Unquoted Search Path Local Privilege Escalation (APSB16-34)

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Synopsis :

An application installed on the remote host is affected by privilege
escalation vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop installed on the remote
Windows host is prior to It is, therefore, affected by a
privilege escalation vulnerability due to an unquoted search path. A
local attacker can exploit this, via a malicious executable in the
root path, to elevate privileges.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied
only on the application's self-reported version number.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop version or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 94055 ()

Bugtraq ID: 93489

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6935

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