Justice AV Solutions JVS Viewer Embedded Malicious Code (CVE-2024-4978)

high Nessus Plugin ID 200311


The remote host is missing a security update.


The version of Justice AV Solutions JVS Viewer installed on the remote host is 8.3.7.
It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CVE-2024-4978 advisory.

- Justice AV Solutions Viewer Setup contains a malicious binary when executed and is signed with an unexpected authenticode signature. A remote, privileged threat actor may exploit this vulnerability to execute of unauthorized PowerShell commands. (CVE-2024-4978)

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


Re-image system and upgrade to JVS Viewer 8.3.8 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 200311

File Name: javs_viewer_CVE-2024-4978.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 6/11/2024

Updated: 6/11/2024

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:M/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-4978


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.4

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:justice_av_solutions:jvs_viewer

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Justice AV Solutions JVS Viewer

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/26/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/23/2024

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 6/19/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-4978