Title: AOL Directory Permission Weakness Local Privilege Escalation
Aug 18, 2006
Feb 09, 2006
AOL contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered due to default permissions that grants 'Everyone' group 'Full Control' to the 'America Online 9.0' directory. This flaw may lead to a loss of integrity.
Local Access Required
Loss of Integrity
Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, AOL has released a patch to address this vulnerability.