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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3464

afd.sys in the Ancillary Function Driver (AFD) component in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Windows Server 2003 SP1 and SP2 does not properly validate input sent from user mode to the kernel, which allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application, as demonstrated using crafted pointers and lengths that bypass intended ProbeForRead and ProbeForWrite restrictions, aka "AFD Kernel Overwrite Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2008-10-15 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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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) Gain privilegesBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Messaging Queue Service Remote Code Execution Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5825 windows
MS08-066: Vulnerability in the Microsoft Ancillary Function Driver Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (956803) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11505 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3464

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * SP2 X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * SP1 Itanium * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * SP2 Itanium * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * * X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Professional SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 Professional X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * * Professional X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 6
Microsoft Windows Xp 4

- References For CVE-2008-3464
XF win-ms08kb956803-update(45582)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5825
XF win-afd-privilege-escalation(45578)
VUPEN ADV-2008-2817
HP SSRT080143
CERT TA08-288A
SECTRACK 1021053
BUGTRAQ 20081015 Exploit for MS08-066 - AFD.sys kernel memory overwrite.
BID 31673 Microsoft Windows AFD Driver Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-10-17
MS MS08-066

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3464

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