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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Visnetic AntiVirus Plug-in for MailServer Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of Visnetic AntiVirus Plug-in for MailServer

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows application is prone to a local privilege
escalation issue.

Description :

The version of VisNetic AntiVirus Plug-in for MailServer installed on
the remote host does not drop its rights before invoking other
programs. A possible hacker with local access can exploit this flaw to
execute arbitrary programs on the affected host with LOCAL SYSTEM
rights.

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2005-65/advisory/

Solution :

Upgrade to VisNetic AntiVirus Plug-in for VisNetic MailServer version
4.6.1.2 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16788

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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