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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3158

Unspecified vulnerability in NWFS.SYS in Novell Client for Windows 4.91 SP4 has unknown impact and attack vectors, possibly related to IOCTL requests that overwrite arbitrary memory.
Publish Date : 2008-07-11 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3158

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Novell Novell Client For Windows 4.91 Sp4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Novell Novell Client For Windows 1

- References For CVE-2008-3158
XF novell-client-nwfs-privilege-escalation(43460)
VUPEN ADV-2008-1968
BID 30001 Novell Client 'NWFS.SYS' IOCTL Request Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2013-06-24

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3158

Novell Client 4.91 SP4 nwfs.sys Local Privilege Escalation
This module exploits a flaw in the nwfs.sys driver to overwrite data in kernel space. The corruption occurs while handling ioctl requests with code 0x1438BB, where a 0x00000009 dword is written to an arbitrary address. An entry within the HalDispatchTable is overwritten in order to execute arbitrary code when NtQueryIntervalProfile is called. The module has been tested successfully on Windows XP SP3 with Novell Client 4.91 SP4.
Module type : exploit Rank : average Platforms : Windows

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