Quick Heal AntiVirus Plus 2009 10.00 SP1 and Quick Heal Total Security 2009 10.00 SP1 use weak permissions (Everyone: Full Control) for the product files, which allows local users to gain privileges by replacing executables with Trojan horse programs, as demonstrated by replacing quhlpsvc.exe.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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20091013 Quick Heal Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability