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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Symantec Deployment Solution (Altiris) Vendors:   Symantec
Symantec Altiris Notification Server Agent Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020304
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020304
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2794   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 25 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jun 17 2008
Impact:   Root access via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.x prior to 6.0 SP3 R8
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Symantec Altiris Notification Server Agent. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit a flaw in the agent's graphical user interface to gain elevated privileges.

Brett Moore of Insomnia Security reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.0 SP3 R8).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.06.17.html

Vendor URL:  securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.06.17.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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