Druva inSync Windows Client < 6.6.4 Privilege Escalation

high Nessus Plugin ID 136927
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A web application development suite installed on the remote Windows host is affected by local privilege escalation vulnerability.


The Windows Druva inSync Client Service (inSyncCPHwnet64.exe) contains a path traversal vulnerability that can be exploited by a local, unauthenticated attacker to execute OS commands with SYSTEM privileges. When processing RPC type 5 requests over TCP port 6064, inSyncCPHwnet64.exe does not properly validate request data prior to passing it to the CreateProcessW() function. By sending a crafted RPC request, an attacker can elevate privileges to SYSTEM.


Upgrade to Druva inSync Client 6.6.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 136927

File Name: druva_insync_tra-2020-34.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/27/2020

Updated: 12/29/2020

Dependencies: druva_insync_client_win_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-5752


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:druva:insync_client

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Druva inSync

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/5/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/5/2020

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Druva inSync inSyncCPHwnet64.exe RPC Type 5 Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-5752