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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
Description Last Modified:  12/02/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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

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
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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

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