Altiris Notification Server Agent GUI Local Privilege Escalation (KB 39159)
High Nessus Plugin ID 33225
SynopsisThe remote Windows host contains a program that is affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability.
DescriptionAltiris Notification Server Agent, also known as Altiris Agent, is installed on the remote host, allowing it to be managed by an Altiris Notification Server.
The installed version of the Altiris Agent is reportedly vulnerable to a Shatter Attack involving its GUI that can allow local users to escalate their privileges.
SolutionRetrieve the patch Altiris_NS_6_0_SP3_KB39159.exe and use that to upgrade all agent machines from the Notification Server.