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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

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by a
privilege escalation issue.

Description :

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 :

Solution :

Upgrade to PGP Desktop version 9.5.2 or later, as the change log suggests
the issue has been addressed in that version.

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.8

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