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Adobe getPlus DLM Insecure Default Directory Permissions

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Release Date:  2009-07-21    Last Update:  2009-07-24    Views:  4,758

Secunia Advisory SA35930

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Privilege escalation

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been discovered in Adobe getPlus DLM, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

The security issue is caused due to the application setting insecure default permissions on the "NOS" installation directory. This can be exploited to gain escalated privileges by e.g. replacing the getPlus_HelperSvc.exe service binary.

The security issue is confirmed in version 1.6.2.36. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Remove unprivileged access from the permissions set on the "NOS" directory.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Nine:Situations:Group

Original Advisory:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/9199

Deep Links:
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