Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Name CVE-2008-6827 First vendor Publication 2009-06-08
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2024-02-14

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 7.8
Base Score 7.8 Environmental Score 7.8
impact SubScore 5.9 Temporal Score 7.8
Exploitabality Sub Score 1.8
Attack Vector Local Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 6.8 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.1 Authentication Requires single instance
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The ListView control in the Client GUI (AClient.exe) in Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution 6.x before 6.9.355 SP1 allows local users to gain SYSTEM privileges and execute arbitrary commands via a "Shatter" style attack on the "command prompt" hidden GUI button to (1) overwrite the CommandLine parameter to cmd.exe to use SYSTEM privileges and (2) modify the DLL that is loaded using the LoadLibrary API function.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-6827

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-12 Choosing a Message/Channel Identifier on a Public/Multicast Channel
CAPEC-36 Using Unpublished Web Service APIs
CAPEC-40 Manipulating Writeable Terminal Devices
CAPEC-62 Cross Site Request Forgery (aka Session Riding)
CAPEC-225 Exploitation of Authentication

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-306 Missing Authentication for Critical Function (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 25

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
49426 Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution AClient GUI Local Privilege Escalation

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2008-11-25 Name : The remote Windows host has a program that is affected by a local privilege e...
File : altiris_deployment_solution_client_agent_6_9_355.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31766
BUGTRAQ http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122460544316205&w=2
CONFIRM http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2008.10.20a.html
MISC http://www.insomniasec.com/advisories/ISVA-081020.1.htm
OSVDB http://osvdb.org/49426
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021071
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/31773
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2876
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46006

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