Novell Client nicm.sys Local Privilege Escalation

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a driver that is affected by a local
privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

The file 'NICM.SYS' included with the Novell Client software and
installed on the remote host reportedly allows local users to open the
device '\\.\nicm' and execute arbitrary code in kernel mode using
specially-constructed input.

See also :

Solution :

Install the patch referenced in the vendor advisory

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 29898 ()

Bugtraq ID: 27209

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5762

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