Multiple F-Secure Real-time scanning privilege escalation

fsecure-realtime-privilege-escalation (34579) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Multiple F-Secure Anti-Virus applications could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges, caused by improper validation of address space by the Real-time Scanning component. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially-crafted IRP request to gain elevated privileges on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.9
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Refer to F-Secure Security Bulletin FSC-2007-2 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • F-Secure Security Bulletin FSC-2007-2: IOCTL vulnerability in Real-time Scanning component of F-Secure workstation and file server products for Windows.
  • BID-24237: F-Secure Multiple Products Real-time Scanning Component Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2965: Unspecified vulnerability in the Real-time Scanning component in multiple F-Secure products, including Internet Security 2005, 2006 and 2007; Anti-Virus 2005, 2006 and 2007; and Solutions based on F-Secure Protection Service for Consumers 6.40 and earlier allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted I/O request packet (IRP), related to IOCTL (Input/Output Control) and access validation of the address space.
  • OSVDB ID: 36727: F-Secure Multiple Products Real-time Scanning Component Crafted IRP Packet Local Privilege Escalation
  • SA25439: F-Secure Anti-Virus Real-Time Scanning Component Privilege Escalation
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018146: F-Secure Internet Security Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018148: F-Secure Anti-Virus Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges

Platforms Affected:

  • F-Secure Anti-Virus 2005
  • F-Secure Anti-Virus 2006
  • F-Secure Anti-Virus 2007
  • F-Secure Anti-Virus Client Security 6.03 and prior
  • F-Secure Anti-Virus for Citrix Servers 5.52 and prior
  • F-Secure Anti-Virus for MIMEsweeper 5.61 and prior
  • F-Secure Anti-Virus for Windows Servers 5.52
  • F-Secure Anti-Virus for Workstation 5.44
  • F-Secure Internet Security 2005
  • F-Secure Internet Security 2006
  • F-Secure Internet Security 2007
  • F-Secure Protection for Consumers 6.40 and prior

Reported:

May 29, 2007

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