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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5731

The PGPwded device driver (aka PGPwded.sys) in PGP Corporation PGP Desktop 9.0.6 build 6060 and 9.9.0 build 397 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) and possibly gain privileges via a certain METHOD_BUFFERED IOCTL request that overwrites portions of memory, related to a "Driver Collapse." NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2008-12-26 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5731

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application PGP Desktop 9.0.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application PGP Desktop 9.9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
PGP Desktop 2

- References For CVE-2008-5731
OSVDB 50914
SECTRACK 1021493
BID 32991 PGP Desktop 'PGPwded.sys' Local Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-04-15
BUGTRAQ 20081223 PGP Desktop 9.0.6 Denial Of Service - ZeroDay

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5731

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