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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Kaspersky Anti-Virus Vendors:   Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Anti-Virus Driver Bugs Let Local Users Obtain System Memory Contents and Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036702
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036702
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-4304, CVE-2016-4305, CVE-2016-4306, CVE-2016-4307   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 30 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Disclosure of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2016 (16.0.0.614)
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Kaspersky Anti-Virus. A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system. A local user can obtain potentially sensitive information from system memory.

A local user can issue a specially crafted call to trigger an access violation and cause denial of service conditions on the target system [CVE-2016-4304, CVE-2016-4305, CVE-2016-4307].

A local user can issue a specially crafted call to obtain potentially sensitive information from system memory on the target system [CVE-2016-4306].

The original advisory is available at:

http://blogs.cisco.com/security/talos/vulnerability-spotlight-multiple-dos-vulnerabilities-within-kaspersky-internet-security-suite

Piotr Bania and Marcin 'Icewall' Noga at Cisco Talos reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A local user can obtain potentially sensitive information from system memory on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2017 (17.0.0.611)).

The vendor advisories are available at:

https://support.kaspersky.com/vulnerability.aspx?el=12430#250816_1
https://support.kaspersky.com/vulnerability.aspx?el=12430#250816_2

Vendor URL:  support.kaspersky.com/vulnerability.aspx?el=12430#250816_1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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