TeamViewer < 14.4.2669 Insufficiently Protected Administrator Credentials Vulnerability

Technical Details

Severity Level:

High Severity

CVSS Score:

7.2

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
TeamViewer is prone to a vulnerability where Windows Admin account credentials can be provided to update TeamViewer.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Teamviewer allows local attackers under the same user context as the running application to intercept user-provided administrative account credentials during its update process.

Impact:
A local attacker might use this vulnerability to conduct a privilege escalation attack.

Recommendations:
Update to version 14.4.2669 or later.

Family:

General

Creation Time:

2019-09-17 07:18:26

Modification Time:

2019-09-17 07:28:15

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NVD CVE ID:
CVE-2019-11769

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