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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks version of PGP Desktop
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by a
privilege escalation issue.
The version of PGP Desktop installed on the remote host reportedly can
permit a remote authenticated user to execute arbitrary code on the
affected host with LOCAL SYSTEM rights. The issue arises because
the software operates a service named 'PGPServ' or 'PGPsdkServ' that
exposes a named pipe that fails to validate the object data passed to
See also :
Upgrade to PGP Desktop version 9.5.2 or later, as the change log suggests
the issue has been addressed in that version.
Network Security Threat Level:
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.8
Networks Security ID: 22247
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security
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