Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Windows >> pcAnywhere Launch with Windows Privilege Escalation Vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

pcAnywhere Launch with Windows Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for Launch with Windows privilege escalation vulnerability in pcAnywhere

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote control software on the remote host is affected by a local
privilege escalation flaw.

Description :

The remote host is running pcAnywhere, a remote control software
program for Windows.

According to the Windows registry, the installed version of pcAnywhere
fails to prevent a local user from gaining SYSTEM rights by
manipulating the 'Caller Properties' feature to run arbitrary commands
when pcAnywhere is configured to run as a service.

See also :

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2005.06.10.html

Solution :

Upgrade to pcAnywhere version 11.5 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:R/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 13933

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

Cables, Connectors

IBM SYSTEM X3550 M4 SERVER E5-2660V2 2.20GHZ 4GB 4 X 1.2TB 10K SAS
$1889.0
IBM SYSTEM X3550 M4 SERVER E5-2660V2 2.20GHZ 4GB 4 X 1.2TB 10K SAS pictureIBM SYSTEM X3250 M5 SERVER E3-1220V3 3.1GHZ 32GB 2 X 2TB SATA 1
$1629.0
IBM SYSTEM X3250 M5 SERVER E3-1220V3 3.1GHZ 32GB 2 X 2TB SATA 1 pictureIBM SYSTEM X3650 M4 2.5 SERVER E5-2650V2 2.60GHZ 4GB 146GB 15K SAS M5110E
$2119.0
IBM SYSTEM X3650 M4 2.5 SERVER E5-2650V2 2.60GHZ 4GB 146GB 15K SAS M5110E pictureIBM SYSTEM X3550 M4 SERVER TWO E5-2603 1.80GHZ 256GB 3 X 300GB 10K SAS
$4119.0
IBM SYSTEM X3550 M4 SERVER TWO E5-2603 1.80GHZ 256GB 3 X 300GB 10K SAS picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.