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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-6952

Original release date: 01/24/2007
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Computer Associates Host Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) drivers (1) Core kmxstart.sys 6.5.4.31 and (2) Firewall kmxfw.sys 6.5.4.10 allow local users to gain privileges by using certain privileged IOCTLs to modify callback function pointers.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 30498
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070124 [CAID 34818]: CA Personal Firewall Multiple Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.reversemode.com/index.php?option=com_remository&Itemid=2&func=fileinfo&id=38
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061121 RE: [Reversemode advisory] Computer Associates HIPS Drivers - multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities.
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/newsinfo/collateral.aspx?cid=97729
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/vulninfo/vuln.aspx?id=34818
External Source: BID
Name: 21140
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061116 [Reversemode advisory] Computer Associates HIPS Drivers - multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities.
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 30497
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22972
Type: Advisory

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