Novell Client nwfs.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 'NWFS.SYS' included with the Novell Client software and
installed on the remote host is reportedly affected by a local
privilege escalation vulnerability that allows a client to send a
request to the kernel driver using crafted pointer and then execute
code with kernel privileges.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?a4de64f2

Solution :

Apply the patch referenced in the vendor advisory above.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 33481 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30001

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3158

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