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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Symantec Deployment Solution (Altiris) Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution Log File Viewer Lets Local Users Gain System Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018552
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018552
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-4380   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Apr 24 2008
Original Entry Date:  Aug 13 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Modification of system information, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.X Build 282 and earlier
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can invoke the Log File Viewer to open or execute arbitrary files on the target system with System privileges.

Andy Davis of Information Risk Management discovered this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain system privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (6.8 SP2 (6.8.378)).

The Symantec advisory is available at:

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2007.08.13.html

Vendor URL:  securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2007.08.13.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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