CVE-2017-8308

Current Description

In Avast Antivirus before v17, an unprivileged user (and thus malware or a virus) can mark an arbitrary process as Trusted from the perspective of the Avast product. This bypasses the Self-Defense feature of the product, opening a door to subsequent attack on many of its components.

Referenced by CVEs:CVE-2017-8307

Basic Data

PublishedApril 27, 2017
Last ModifiedOctober 03, 2019
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-269
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

CVSS 3 - Version3.0
CVSS 3 - Vector StringCVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
CVSS 3 - Attack VectorNETWORK
CVSS 3 - Attack ComplexityLOW
CVSS 3 - Privileges RequiredNONE
CVSS 3 - User InteractionNONE
CVSS 3 - ScopeUNCHANGED
CVSS 3 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 3 - Integrity ImpactHIGH
CVSS 3 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 3 - Base Score7.5
CVSS 3 - Base SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score3.9
Base SeverityHIGH

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationAvastAntivirus********12.3.2279

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Avast Antivirus *

References

NameSourceURLTags
98084http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98084BIDThird Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.trustwave.com/Resources/Security-Advisories/Advisories/Multiple-Vulnerabilities-in-Avast-Antivirus/?fid=9201https://www.trustwave.com/Resources/Security-Advisories/Advisories/Multiple-Vulnerabilities-in-AvastMISCExploit Technical Description Third Party Advisory