F-Secure Anti-Virus for Workstations up to 11.6 Update Channel privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in F-Secure Anti-Virus for Workstations up to 11.6 (Anti-Malware Software). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the component Update Channel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 03/25/2015 as FSC-2015-2 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at f-secure.com. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (101825) and SecurityTracker (ID 1031975). The entries 74123 and 74124 are pretty similar.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.9

VulDB Base Score: 5.6
VulDB Temp Score: 4.9
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Unproven

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03/25/2015 🔍
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03/26/2015 +1 days 🔍
04/10/2018 +1111 days 🔍


Vendor: https://www.f-secure.com/

Advisory: FSC-2015-2
Status: Confirmed
X-Force: 101825
SecurityTracker: 1031975

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Created: 03/26/2015 09:10 AM
Updated: 04/10/2018 11:17 AM
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