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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Intel PRO/Centrino/Wireless LAN Series Vendors:   Intel
Intel LAN Driver Buffer Overflow Lets Local Users Obtain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017346
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017346
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-6385   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 22 2008
Original Entry Date:  Dec 6 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Intel PRO LAN drivers. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can trigger a buffer overflow to execute arbitrary code with kernel-level privileges on the target system.

All Intel PRO PCI, PCI-X and PCIe Intel network adapter drivers are affected.

The vendor credits eEye Digital Security with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued fixes.

For 10/100:

http://support.intel.com/support/network/sb/cs-006103.htm

For Gigabit:

http://support.intel.com/support/network/sb/cs-006120.htm

For 10 Gigabit:

http://support.intel.com/support/network/adapter/pro100/sb/cs-008402.htm

A list of fixed versions is available in the vendor's advisory.

The Intel advisory is available at:

http://www.intel.com/support/network/sb/CS-023726.htm

Vendor URL:  www.intel.com/support/network/sb/CS-023726.htm (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Open UNIX-SCO), Windows (2000), Windows (2003), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.


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