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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0779

The fortimon.sys device driver in Fortinet FortiClient Host Security 3.0 MR5 Patch 3 and earlier does not properly initialize its DeviceExtension, which allows local users to access kernel memory and execute arbitrary code via a crafted request.
Publish Date : 2008-02-14 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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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 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) Execute Code
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0779

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Hardware Fortinet Forticlient Host Security * Mr5 Patch 3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fortinet Forticlient Host Security 1

- References For CVE-2008-0779
BUGTRAQ 20080213 [Reversemode Advisory] February Advisories : Microsoft Word 2003 + Fortinet Forticlient
VUPEN ADV-2008-0541
XF forticlient-fortimon-privilege-escalation(40512)
SECTRACK 1019415
BID 27776 Fortinet FortiClient 'fortimon.sys' Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-02-14 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0779

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