Vulnerability Details

CA kmxfw.sys Code Execution and DoS Vulnerabilities

Published: 2008-08-22 08:29:01
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

This host is running CA Product(s), which is prone to Local Code Execution and Denial of Service Vulnerabilities.

Technical Details:
Multiple flaw are due to insufficient verification/validation of IOCTL requests by the kmxfw.sys driver.

Affected Versions:
CA Internet Security Suite 2007 (v3.2) with CA Personal Firewall 2007 (v9.1) Engine version 1.2.260 and below CA Internet Security Suite 2008 (v4.0) with CA Personal Firewall 2008 (v10.0) Engine version 1.2.260 and below CA Personal Firewall 2007 (v9.1) with Engine version 1.2.260 and below CA Personal Firewall 2008 (v10.0) with Engine version 1.2.260 and below CA Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System r8

Ensure the latest engine is installed by using the built-in update mechanism and for Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System.

A remote/local user can cause denial of service conditions or execute arbitrary code by sending a specially crafted IOCTL requests.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:


CVSS Score
Denial of Service

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