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Vulnerability Assessment Details

avast! Antivirus Server Edition Password Setting Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of avast Server Edition's aswEngin.dll

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is susceptible to
an authentication bypass issue.

Description :

The remote host is running avast! Antivirus Server Edition.

The installed version of this software reportedly does not ask for a
password even if one is set. A local attacker may be able to leverage
this issue to bypass authentication and manipulate settings of the
affected application.

See also :

http://www.avast.com/eng/avast-4-server-revision-history.html

Solution :

Upgrade to avast! Antivirus Server Edition 4.7.726 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.9
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 22425

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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