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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Windows DLL (Any) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Ancillary Function Driver 'afd.sys' Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021053
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1021053
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-3464   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 14 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2003 SP2, XP SP3; and prior service packs
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Windows 2003 and XP Microsoft Ancillary Function Driver. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can invoke the Ancillary Function Driver (afd.sys) to execute arbitrary code on the target system with kernel level privileges.

Fabien Le Mentec of SkyRecon reported this vulnerability.

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

Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=b16d9dac-c430-4dd8-a1e5-9a614801f1d9

Windows XP Professional x64 Edition and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=5b607efc-c6fb-4079-8478-e4f3262386d3

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=ee88ff2d-1b12-4f4c-a081-9f27a6fba074

Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition and Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=ab4d94d3-458c-4946-ab7f-03a279629d25

Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=63234f85-6e5d-4ef6-b7cf-d1d2c78a5517

A restart is required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-066.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-066.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error

Message History:   None.


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