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Vulnerability Score 2.1 2.1
CVE Id CVE-2003-1233
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:36:23
Published 31 Dec 2003 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Pedestal Software Integrity Protection Driver (IPD) 1.3 and earlier allows privileged attackers, such as rootkits, to bypass file access restrictions to the Windows kernel by using the NtCreateSymbolicLinkObject function to create a symbolic link to (1) \Device\PhysicalMemory or (2) to a drive letter using the subst command.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Pedestal Software Integrity Protection Driver 1.2

  • Pedestal Software Integrity Protection Driver 1.3


XF - ipd-ntcreatesymboliclinkobject-subs-symlink(10979)

BID - 6511

SECUNIA - 7816

BUGTRAQ - 20030103 Another way to bypass Integrity Protection Driver ('subst' vuln)

BUGTRAQ - 20030103 Pedestal Software Security Notice


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:17