Symantec AppStream / Workspace Streaming Remote Code Execution (SYM10-008)

high Nessus Plugin ID 47046


The remote host has a code execution vulnerability.


The version of Symantec AppStream or Symantec Workspace Streaming running on the remote host has a remote code execution vulnerability.
The client does not properly authenticate to the server before downloading available files.

A remote attacker could exploit this by setting up a rogue Workspace Streaming server, forcing clients to download arbitrary files without the need for user interaction. This could result in arbitrary code execution.


Upgrade to Symantec Workspace Streaming 6.1 SP4 ( or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 47046

File Name: symantec_sym10-008.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 6/18/2010

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:workspace_streaming, cpe:/a:symantec:appstream

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/28/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/16/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4389

BID: 40611

CERT: 221257

Secunia: 40233