CVE-2005-2940

Published on: 11/18/2005 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:29 PM UTC

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Certain versions of Antispyware from Microsoft contain the following vulnerability:

Unquoted Windows search path vulnerability in Microsoft Antispyware 1.0.509 (Beta 1) might allow local users to gain privileges via a malicious "program.exe" file in the C: folder, involving the programs (1) GIANTAntiSpywareMain.exe, (2) gcASNotice.exe, (3) gcasServ.exe, (4) gcasSWUpdater.exe, or (5) GIANTAntiSpywareUpdater.exe. NOTE: it is not clear whether this overlaps CVE-2005-2935.

CVSS2 Score: 7.2 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Accenture | Let there be change Vendor Advisory
www.idefense.com
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URL Logo IDEFENSE 20051115 Multiple Vendor Insecure Call to CreateProcess() Vulnerability
Multiple Vendor lpCommandLine Application Path Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 15448
Microsoft AntiSpyware Improper CreateProcess() Call Lets Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code - SecurityTracker securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1015226

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationMicrosoftAntispyware1.0.509AllAllAll
ApplicationMicrosoftAntispyware1.0.509AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:antispyware:1.0.509:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:antispyware:1.0.509:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
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