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Citrix Presentation Server Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2008-09-30    Last Update:  2008-11-03    Views:  5,510

Secunia Advisory SA32017

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Privilege escalation

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Citrix Presentation Server, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error, which can be exploited to gain escalated privileges when a user is able to create a file in a specific location on an affected system's hard drive.

This vulnerability affects the following products:
- Citrix XenApp (formerly Presentation Server) 4.5, including Feature Pack 1
- Citrix Presentation Server 4.0
- Citrix Access Essentials 2.0
- Citrix Access Essentials 1.5
- Citrix Access Essentials 1.0

NOTE: This does not affect Windows Server 2003-based systems.


Solution:
Apply hotfix (see vendor advisory for details).

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX116310

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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