Executive Summary

Name CVE-2009-3489 First vendor Publication 2009-09-30
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2018-10-10

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 6.9 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 3.4 Authentication None Required
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Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0 installs the Adobe Active File Monitor V8 service with an insecure security descriptor, which allows local users to (1) stop the service via the stop command, (2) execute arbitrary commands as SYSTEM by using the config command to modify the binPath variable, or (3) restart the service via the start command.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3489

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-1 Accessing Functionality Not Properly Constrained by ACLs
CAPEC-17 Accessing, Modifying or Executing Executable Files
CAPEC-60 Reusing Session IDs (aka Session Replay)
CAPEC-61 Session Fixation
CAPEC-62 Cross Site Request Forgery (aka Session Riding)
CAPEC-122 Exploitation of Authorization
CAPEC-180 Exploiting Incorrectly Configured Access Control Security Levels
CAPEC-232 Exploitation of Privilege/Trust
CAPEC-234 Hijacking a privileged process

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-16 Configuration

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
58418 Adobe Photoshop Elements Active File Monitor V8 Service Discretionary Access ...

Adobe Photoshop Elements contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered due to the insecure Discretionary Access Control List (DACL) for the "Adobe Active File Monitor V8" service. This flaw may lead to a loss of integrity.

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36542
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/506806/100/0/threaded
MISC http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2009/09/potential_photoshop_elements_8.html
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022963
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/36895
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2798

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