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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6496

The (1) VetMONNT.sys and (2) VetFDDNT.sys drivers in CA Anti-Virus 2007 8.1, Anti-Virus for Vista Beta 8.2, and CA Internet Security Suite 2007 v3.0 do not properly handle NULL buffers, which allows local users with administrative access to cause a denial of service (system crash) via certain IOCTLs.
Publish Date : 2006-12-13 Last Update Date : 2018-10-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6496

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application CA Etrust Antivirus 8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application CA Etrust Antivirus 8.2 Beta Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application CA Internet Security Suite 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
CA Etrust Antivirus 2
CA Internet Security Suite 1

- References For CVE-2006-6496
XF ca-vetmonnt-vetfddnt-dos(30909) CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2006-5010
BID 21593 Computer Associates Anti-Virus Drivers Multiple Local Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2007-06-26
BUGTRAQ 20061214 [CAID 34870]: CA Anti-Virus vetfddnt.sys, vetmonnt.sys Local Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
SECTRACK 1017382

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6496

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