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CVE-2008-2926 Detail

Current Description

The kmxfw.sys driver in CA Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) r8, as used in CA Internet Security Suite and Personal Firewall, does not properly verify IOCTL requests, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted request.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.ca.com/us/securityadvisor/vulninfo/vuln.aspx?id=36559
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495397/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30651
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020658
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020659
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020660
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2339
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44392

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ca:host_based_intrusion_prevention_system:r8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ca:internet_security_suite:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ca:internet_security_suite_2008:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ca:personal_firewall_2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ca:personal_firewall_2008:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2926
NVD Published Date:
08/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018