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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6952

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.
Publish Date : 2007-01-24 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6952

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application CA Host-based Intrusion Prevention System Firewall 6.5.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application CA Host-based Intrusion Prevention System Core 6.5.4.31 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
CA Host-based Intrusion Prevention System 2

- References For CVE-2006-6952

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/458040/100/200/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20070124 [CAID 34818]: CA Personal Firewall Multiple Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities
http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/newsinfo/collateral.aspx?cid=97729 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/22972
SECUNIA 22972
http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/vulninfo/vuln.aspx?id=34818 CONFIRM
http://www.reversemode.com/index.php?option=com_remository&Itemid=2&func=fileinfo&id=38
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/452286/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061121 RE: [Reversemode advisory] Computer Associates HIPS Drivers - multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities.
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/451952/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061116 [Reversemode advisory] Computer Associates HIPS Drivers - multiple local privilege escalation vulnerabilities.
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21140
BID 21140 Computer Associates Multiple Products Drivers Multiple Local Privilege Escalation Vulenrabilities Release Date:2007-01-25
http://www.osvdb.org/30498
OSVDB 30498
http://www.osvdb.org/30497
OSVDB 30497

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6952

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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