#VU25752 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls


Published: 2020-03-03

Vulnerability identifier: #VU25752

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 7.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-9540

CWE-ID: CWE-264

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
HitmanPro.Alert
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

Vendor: Sophos

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to an unspecified error. A local attacker can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

HitmanPro.Alert: 63 - 859


CPE

External links
http://www.hitmanpro.com/en-us/whatsnewalert.aspx


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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