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[Full-disclosure] [TKADV2008-006] CA HIPS KmxFw.sys Kernel Memory Corruption

From: Tobias Klein <tk_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Aug 12 2008 - 19:44:41 GMT
To: bugtraq@securityfocus.com

The kernel driver KmxFw.sys shipped with various CA products contains a vulnerability in the code that handles IOCTL requests. Exploitation of this vulnerability can result in:

  1. local denial of service attacks (system crash due to a kernel panic), or
  2. local execution of arbitrary code at the kernel level (complete system compromise)

A full technical description can be found in the advisory available at: http://www.trapkit.de/advisories/TKADV2008-006.txt

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