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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2007-4648
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 05:28:46
Published 31 Aug 2007 07:17:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2007-4648

Summary

The nvcoaft51 driver in Norman Virus Control (NVC) 5.82 uses weak permissions (unrestricted write access) for the NvcOa device, which allows local users to gain privileges by (1) triggering a buffer overflow in a kernel pool via a string argument to ioctl 0xBF67201C; or by (2) sending a crafted KEVENT structure through ioctl 0xBF672028 to overwrite arbitrary memory locations.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Norman Virus Control 5.82


References

BUGTRAQ - 20070830 [48bits] Advisory : Multiple vulnerabilities in Norman NVC 5.82 driver

MISC - http://www.48bits.com/exploits/nvc.rar

XF - norman-nvcoaft-privilege-escalation(36373)

SECTRACK - 1018636

BID - 25499

SREASON - 3087


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:45:56