Panda AdminSecure Communications Agent < 4.2 Packet Handling Remote Heap Overflow

high Nessus Plugin ID 25768
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The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The Panda AdminSecure Communications Agent software, which is used for centralized management of Panda Antivirus, is installed on the remote Windows host.

The version of Communications Agent on the remote host trusts a user-supplied length value for a memory allocation when processing traffic to TCP port 19226 or 19227 by default, resulting in a heap-based buffer overflow. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.


Upgrade to Communications Agent 4.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25768

File Name: panda_pagent_42.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 7/26/2007

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_enum_services.nasl, smb_hotfixes.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:pandasecurity:panda_antivirus

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/21/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/25/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3026

BID: 25046