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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Kaspersky Internet Security Vendors:   Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Internet Security Null Pointer Dereference in 'prremote.dll' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030203
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1030203
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 7 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Kaspersky Internet Security. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a null pointer dereference in 'prremote.dll' and execute arbitrary code on the target system with System level privileges.

A specially crafted 'call_table_ref' can trigger this flaw.

The vendor was notified on June 10, 2013.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-14-122/

ZombiE reported this vulnerability via HP's Zero Day Initiative.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available at:

http://support.kaspersky.com/9636#block0

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

Message History:   None.


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