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CVE-2009-3522 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in aswMon2.sys in avast! Home and Professional for Windows 4.8.1351, and possibly other versions before 4.8.1356, allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) and possibly gain privileges via a crafted IOCTL request to IOCTL 0xb2c80018.

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.avast.com/eng/avast-4-home_pro-revision-history.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/506681/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36507 Exploit
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022940
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2761 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/53456
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6226
https://www.evilfingers.com/advisory/Advisory/Avast_aswMon2.sys_kernel_memory_corruption_and_Local_Privilege_Escalation.php Exploit

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:avast:avast_antivirus_home:4.8.1351::windows
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 cpe:/a:avast:avast_antivirus_professional:4.8.1351::windows
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-3522
NVD Published Date:
10/01/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2018