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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1836

Untrusted search path vulnerability in unspecified components in Symantec LiveUpdate for Macintosh 3.0.0 through 3.5.0 do not set the execution path, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse program.
Publish Date : 2006-04-19 Last Update Date : 2018-10-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1836

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Symantec Liveupdate 3.0 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Symantec Liveupdate 3.0.1 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Symantec Liveupdate 3.0.2 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Symantec Liveupdate 3.0.3 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Symantec Liveupdate 3.5 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Symantec Norton Antivirus 9.0.0 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Symantec Norton Antivirus 9.0.1 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Symantec Norton Antivirus 9.0.2 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Symantec Norton Antivirus 9.0.3 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Symantec Norton Antivirus 10.0 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Symantec Norton Antivirus 10.0.0 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Symantec Norton Antivirus 10.0.1 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Symantec Norton Antivirus 10.9.1 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Symantec Norton Internet Security 3.0 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Symantec Norton Personal Firewall 3.0 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Symantec Norton Personal Firewall 3.1 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Symantec Norton System Works 3.0 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Symantec Norton Utilities 8.0 Macintosh Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Symantec Liveupdate 5
Symantec Norton Antivirus 8
Symantec Norton Internet Security 1
Symantec Norton Personal Firewall 2
Symantec Norton System Works 1
Symantec Norton Utilities 1

- References For CVE-2006-1836
XF liveupdate-exepath-env-privilege-escalation(25839)
VUPEN ADV-2006-1386
BID 17571 Symantec LiveUpdate for Macintosh Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-27
BUGTRAQ 20060418 [Symantec Security Advisory] LiveUpdate for Macintosh Local Privilege Escalation

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1836

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