Kaspersky Multiple Products 'Bases' Directory Insecure Permissions

High Nessus Plugin ID 43814


An antivirus product installed on the remote Windows host has a local privilege escalation vulnerability.


The version of either Kaspersky Anti-Virus or Kaspersky Internet Security installed on the remote host has a local privilege escalation vulnerability.

The Everyone group has Full Control rights to the 'Bases' directory.
This directory contains antivirus bases, configuration files, and executable modules used by multiple Kaspersky products.

A local attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.


Upgrade to one of the following versions :

- Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 (
- Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 (
- Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Workstations (
- Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows File Servers (

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 43814

File Name: kaspersky_bases_perms_priv_escalation.nbin

Version: $Revision: 1.86 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2010/01/06

Modified: 2018/02/14

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/transport, SMB/name, SMB/login, SMB/password

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/12/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4452

BID: 37354

OSVDB: 61135

Secunia: 37398, 37730

CWE: 264