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CVE-2008-5731 Detail

Description

The PGPwded device driver (aka PGPwded.sys) in PGP Corporation PGP Desktop 9.0.6 build 6060 and 9.9.0 build 397 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) and possibly gain privileges via a certain METHOD_BUFFERED IOCTL request that overwrites portions of memory, related to a "Driver Collapse." NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/26/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4811
http://www.evilfingers.com/advisory/PGPDesktop_9_0_6_Denial_Of_Service.php
http://www.evilfingers.com/advisory/PGPDesktop_9_0_6_Denial_Of_Service_POC.php Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/499572/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32991 Exploit
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021493
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/7556

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:pgp:desktop:9.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:pgp:desktop:9.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5731
NVD Published Date:
12/26/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018