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Category:   Application (Firewall)  >   CA Personal Firewall Vendors:   CA
CA Personal Firewall 'kmxfw.sys' Driver Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020663
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020663
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-3174   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 12 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2007, 2008
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in CA Personal Firewall. A remote or local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote or local user can send specially crafted data to trigger an unspecified input validation flaw in the 'kmxfw.sys' driver and cause denial of service conditions.

Elazar Broad reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote or local user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (Engine 1.2.276 and later), available automatically.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.ca.com/us/securityadvisor/vulninfo/vuln.aspx?id=36560

Vendor URL:  www.ca.com/us/securityadvisor/vulninfo/vuln.aspx?id=36560 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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