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CVE-2014-9113 Detail

Description

CCH Wolters Kluwer ProSystem fx Engagement (aka PFX Engagement) 7.1 and earlier uses weak permissions (Authenticated Users: Modify and Write) for the (1) Pfx.Engagement.WcfServices, (2) PFXEngDesktopService, (3) PFXSYNPFTService, and (4) P2EWinService service files in PFX Engagement\, which allows local users to obtain LocalSystem privileges via a Trojan horse file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/02/2014

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9113
Original release date:
12/02/2014
Last revised:
12/15/2014
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from CCH Group (12/15/2014)

A security update has been released on 12/03/2014 to address the vulnerability in CCH Wolters Kluwer ProSystem fx Engagement. This update corrects the permissions on necessary application services. Please see the online release bulletin for instructions on how to apply the security update. https://support.cch.com/updates/Engagement/pdf/Services%20Security%20Update%20-%20Release%20Bulletin%20-%20US.pdf

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/129323/CCH-Wolters-Kluwer-PFX-Engagement-7.1-Privilege-Escalation.html External Source MISC http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/129323/CCH-Wolters-Kluwer-PFX-Engagement-7.1-Privilege-Escalation.html
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/35395 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 35395
http://www.information-paradox.net/2014/11/cve-2014-9113-cch-wolters-kluwer-pfx.html Exploit External Source MISC http://www.information-paradox.net/2014/11/cve-2014-9113-cch-wolters-kluwer-pfx.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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