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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-5701

Original release date: 10/03/2013
Last revised: 10/07/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in (1) Watchguard Log Collector (wlcollector.exe) and (2) Watchguard WebBlocker Server (wbserver.exe) in WatchGuard Server Center 11.7.4, 11.7.3, and possibly earlier allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse wgpr.dll file in the application's bin directory.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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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External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20130908 [CVE-2013-5701] Watchguard Server Center v11.7.4 wgpr.dll Insecure Library Loading Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
External Source: MISC
Name: https://www.rcesecurity.com/2013/09/cve-2013-5701-watchguard-server-center-v11-7-4-wgpr-dll-local-privileges-escalation-vulnerability
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1028992

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)