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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-12989

The report-viewing feature in Pearson VUE Certiport Console 8 and IQSystem 7 before 2018-06-26 mishandles child processes and consequently launches Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge as Administrator, which allows local users to gain privileges.
Publish Date : 2018-08-03 Last Update Date : 2019-10-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 281

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-12989

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Pearsonvue Console 8 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Pearsonvue Iqsystem 7 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pearsonvue Console 8 1
Pearsonvue Iqsystem 7 1

- References For CVE-2018-12989

https://computeco.de/2018-07-29_1.html
https://certiport.pearsonvue.com/Support/Console-system-updates

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-12989

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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