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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3489

Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0 installs the Adobe Active File Monitor V8 service with an insecure security descriptor, which allows local users to (1) stop the service via the stop command, (2) execute arbitrary commands as SYSTEM by using the config command to modify the binPath variable, or (3) restart the service via the start command.
Publish Date : 2009-09-30 Last Update Date : 2009-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 16

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-3489

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Adobe Photoshop Elements 1

- References For CVE-2009-3489

http://retrogod.altervista.org/9sg_adobe_pe_local.html
http://blogs.adobe.com/psirt/2009/09/potential_photoshop_elements_8.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36542
BID 36542 Adobe Photoshop Elements Active File Monitor Service Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-11-12
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/506806/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090929 Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0 Active File Monitor Service Bad Security Descriptor Local Elevation Of Privileges
http://secunia.com/advisories/36895
SECUNIA 36895
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022963
SECTRACK 1022963
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2798
VUPEN ADV-2009-2798

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-3489

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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