Microsoft Windows Macrovision secdrv.sys driver buffer overflow

windows-secdrv-bo (37284) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The Microsoft Windows Macrovision Security Driver (secdrv.sys) is vulnerable to an unspecified buffer overflow. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted application to overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with SYSTEM privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.2
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-067. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Oct 17 2007 - 18:07:23 CDT : Microsoft Windows XP/2003 Macrovision SecDrv.sys privilege escalation (0day).
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-067: Vulnerability in Macrovision Driver Could Allow Local Elevation of Privilege (944653).
  • Reverse Mode News Archive, Friday, 19 October 2007: Symantec warns of local privilege escalation 0Day in Windows. Busted..
  • ASA-2007-511: MS07-067 Vulnerability in Macrovision Driver Could Allow Local Elevation of Privilege (944653)
  • BID-26121: Macrovision SafeDisc SecDRV.SYS Method_Neither Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-5587: Buffer overflow in Macrovision SafeDisc secdrv.sys before 4.3.86.0, as shipped in Microsoft Windows XP SP2, XP Professional x64 and x64 SP2, Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, and Server 2003 x64 and x64 SP2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary memory locations and gain privileges via a crafted argument to a METHOD_NEITHER IOCTL, as originally discovered in the wild.
  • OSVDB ID: 41429: Macrovision SafeDisc secdrv.sys Crafted METHOD_NEITHER IOCTL Local Overflow
  • SA27285: Macrovision SafeDisc secdrv.sys Privilege Escalation
  • SECTRACK ID: 1018833: Windows Macromedia Security Driver Buffer Overflow Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges

Platforms Affected:

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server x64
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 x64
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP2 x64 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP x64 Professional

Reported:

Oct 16, 2007

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