WinPcap NPF.SYS Local Privilege Escalation

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is prone to a
local privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

WinPcap, a packet capture and filtering engine, is installed on the
remote Windows host.

The version of WinPcap on the remote host enables a local user to
execute arbitrary code in kernel context because it fails to
sufficiently sanitize Interrupt Request Packet parameters before
passing them to the BIOCGSTATS IOCTL.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to WinPcap version 4.0.1 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 25684 ()

Bugtraq ID: 24829

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3681

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