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CVE-2014-2848 Detail

Current Description

A race condition in the wmi_malware_scan.nbin plugin before 201402262215 for Nessus 5.2.1 allows local users to gain privileges by replacing the dissolvable agent executable in the Windows temp directory with a Trojan horse program.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029946
https://discussions.nessus.org/thread/7195 Vendor Advisory
https://www.nccgroup.com/en/learning-and-research-centre/technical-advisories/nessus-authenticated-scan-local-privilege-escalation/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') (CWE-362)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:tenable:nessus:5.2.1
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 cpe:/a:tenable:plugin-set
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Up to (including)
201402092115


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-2848
NVD Published Date:
04/11/2014
NVD Last Modified:
04/14/2014