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Category:   Application (Security)  >   CA Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System Vendors:   CA
CA Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System Lets Local Users Gain Kernel Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017248
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017248
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-6952   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 25 2007
Original Entry Date:  Nov 17 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in CA Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System. A local user can obtain kernel-level privileges on the target system.

A local user can modify certain IOCTLs callbacks to exploit flaws in the 'kmxstart.sys' and 'kmxfw.sys' drivers and execute arbitrary code on the target system with kernel-level privileges.

Ruben Santamarta discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.reversemode.com/index.php?option=com_remository&Itemid=2&func=fileinfo&id=38

Impact:   A local user can obtain kernel-level privileges on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

The vendor is working on a fix.

Vendor URL:  www.ca.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jan 25 2007 (CA Issues Fix for CA Internet Security Suite) CA Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System Lets Local Users Gain Kernel Privileges
A fix is available for CA Internet Security Suite.
Jan 25 2007 (CA Issues Fix for CA Personal Firewall) CA Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System Lets Local Users Gain Kernel Privileges
A fix is available for CA Personal Firewall.



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