CVE-2014-9113 Detail

Current 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.


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Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement fromCCH 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. <a href="https://support.cch.com/updates/Engagement/pdf/Services%20Security%20Update%20-%20Release%20Bulletin%20-%20US.pdf" rel="nofollow">https://support.cch.com/updates/Engagement/pdf/Services%20Security%20Update%20-%20Release%20Bulletin%20-%20US.pdf</a>

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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9113
NVD Published Date:
12/02/2014
NVD Last Modified:
12/15/2014
Source:
MITRE