BitDefender Client Log Creation Functionality Format String

high Nessus Plugin ID 24233


The remote Windows host contains an application that is prone to a local format string vulnerability.


The version of BitDefender installed on the remote host fails to sanitize scan job settings of format strings. By leveraging this flaw, a local attacker may be able to crash the antivirus application or possibly even gain complete control of the affected system.


Run BitDefender's regular update function.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24233

File Name: bitdefender_format_string.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 1/22/2007

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:bitdefender:bitdefender_client:professional_plus

Required KB Items: Antivirus/BitDefender/Sigs

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/18/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/19/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0391

BID: 22128