Altiris AClient < 6.8.380 Multiple Local Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4269


The remote Windows host has a program that is prone to multiple local attacks.


The version of the Altiris Client Agent (aclient) installed on the remote host contains a flaw in its browser option where a local user can open or execute files on the affected host with SYSTEM privileges. It also contains a directory traversal vulnerability that allows a local user to read privileged system files.


Upgrade to version 6.8.380 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 4269

Family: Generic

Published: 2007/10/31

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 4179

Nessus ID: 27596

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.4

Temporal Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:symantec:altiris_deployment_solution

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3874, CVE-2007-5838

BID: 26265, 26266