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ZoneAlarm Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of ZoneAlarm

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

The remote host is running ZoneAlarm, a firewall for Windows.

The TrueVector service associated with the version of ZoneAlarm
installed on the remote host loads as part of its startup several
necessary DLLs without specifying their pathnames. 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://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427122/30/0/threaded
http://download.zonelabs.com/bin/free/securityAlert/51.html

Solution :

Upgrade to ZoneAlarm build 6.1.744.001 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17037

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

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