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Category:   Application (Firewall)  >   Panda Internet Security Vendors:   Panda Software
Panda Internet Security 'cpoint.sys' Driver Bug Lets Local Users Gain Kernel Level Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019568
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1471   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 26 2008
Original Entry Date:  Mar 10 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2008
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Panda Internet Security and Panda Antivirus+Firewall. A local user can obtain kernel level privileges on the target system.

A local user can supply a specially crafted IOCTL value to trigger a memory corruption error in the 'cpoint.sys' driver and execute arbitrary commands on the target system with kernel level privileges.

IOCTL call 0xba002848 is affected.

A local user can also cause the system to crash.

The vendor was notified on January 8, 2008.

Tobias Klein reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

Impact:   A local user can obtain kernel privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a hotfix.

For Panda Internet Security 2008:

For Panda Antivirus+Firewall 2008:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2000), Windows (Vista), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.

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