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PGP Desktop PGPserv Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks version of PGP Desktop
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by a
privilege escalation issue.
The version of PGP Desktop installed on the remote host reportedly can
allow a remote authenticated user to execute arbitrary code on the
affected host with LOCAL SYSTEM rights. The issue arises because
the software operates a service named 'PGPServ' or 'PGPsdkServ' that
exposes a named pipe that fails to validate the object data passed to
See also :
Upgrade to PGP Desktop version 9.5.2 or later, as the change log suggests
the issue has been addressed in that version.
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.8
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