Vulnerability Details

TeamViewer < 14.4.2669 Insufficiently Protected Administrator Credentials Vulnerability

Published: 2019-09-17 07:18:26
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-11769

References:

https://blog.to.com/advisory-teamviewer-cve-2019-11769-2/
https://community.teamviewer.com/t5/Change-Logs/Windows-v14-4-2669-Full-Change-Log/m-p/66731

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.2

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