Kaspersky Anti-Virus Kl1.sys privilege escalation
|kaspersky-kl1-privilege-escalation (54309)||High Risk|
Kaspersky Anti-Virus could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges, caused by a NULL pointer dereference in kl1.sys.v. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability via a specially-crafted IOCTL 0x0022c008 call, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges or cause the kernel to crash.
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- BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Nov 17 2009: Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 <= 18.104.22.1683 pointer dereference vulnerability.
- Kaspersky Lab Web site: Antivirus Software: Kaspersky Lab - Protection Against Malware and Cybercrime.
- BID-37044: Kaspersky Anti-Virus 'kl1.sys' Driver Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
- CVE-2009-4114: kl1.sys in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 22.214.171.1243, and possibly other versions before 126.96.36.1996, does not properly validate input to IOCTL 0x0022c008, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via IOCTL requests using crafted kernel addresses that trigger memory corruption, possibly related to klavemu.kdl.
- OSVDB ID: 60207: Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 kl1.sys IOCTL Handling Local DoS
- SA37398: Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 klavemu.kdl Denial of Service Vulnerability
- SECTRACK ID: 1023198: Kaspersky Anti-Virus 'kl1.sys' IOCTL Error Lets Local Users Deny Service
- VUPEN/ADV-2009-3286: Kaspersky Anti-Virus kl1.sys Local Denial of Service Vulnerability
- Kaspersky Anti-Virus 188.8.131.523 2010
Nov 17, 2009
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