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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2926

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.
Publish Date : 2008-08-12 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceGain privileges
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2926

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application CA Host Based Intrusion Prevention System R8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application CA Internet Security Suite 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application CA Internet Security Suite 2008 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application CA Personal Firewall 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application CA Personal Firewall 2008 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
CA Host Based Intrusion Prevention System 1
CA Internet Security Suite 1
CA Internet Security Suite 2008 1
CA Personal Firewall 2007 1
CA Personal Firewall 2008 1

- References For CVE-2008-2926

http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2339
VUPEN ADV-2008-2339
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/495397/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080812 CA Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System SDK kmxfw.sys Multiple Vulnerabilities
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30651
BID 30651 Computer Associates 'kmxfw.sys' Local Code Execution and Remote Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-08-25
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020659
SECTRACK 1020659
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020658
SECTRACK 1020658
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020660
SECTRACK 1020660
http://secunia.com/advisories/31434
SECUNIA 31434
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44392
XF ca-kmxfw-privilege-escalation(44392)
http://www.ca.com/us/securityadvisor/vulninfo/vuln.aspx?id=36559 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2926

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


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