Adobe Photoshop Elements Active File Monitor Service Privilege Escalation (APSB09-17)
High Nessus Plugin ID 42861
SynopsisAn improperly configured Windows service has a privilege escalation vulnerability.
DescriptionThe Adobe Active File Monitor service, installed with Adobe Photoshop Elements, is installed on the remote host. This service is configured improperly by default, allowing unprivileged users to modify its properties. An unprivileged, local attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary commands as SYSTEM.
SolutionApply the workaround referenced in the vendor's advisory.