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:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Summary:
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

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

Impact:
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)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2926

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30651

References:

http://www.ca.com/us/securityadvisor/vulninfo/vuln.aspx?id=36560
http://www.ca.com/us/securityadvisor/vulninfo/vuln.aspx?id=36559
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/495397/100/0/threaded
http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2008/Aug/1020662.html
http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2008/Aug/1020663.html
http://www.trapkit.de/advisories/TKADV2008-006.txt
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2008/Aug/0256.html
https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/SolutionResults?aparNo=RO00535&actionID=4

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.2
Published
2008-08-22
Modified
2018-11-30
Category
Denial of Service

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