CA HIPS Kmxfw.sys Driver Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host contains a kernel driver that is affected by multiple

Description :

The 'kmxfw.sys' kernel driver included with CA's Host-Based Intrusion
Prevention System (HIPS) or a related security product installed on
the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

- By sending specially crafted IOCTL requests, it may be
possible for a local attacker to crash the system or
execute arbitrary code with kernel level privileges.

- An unspecified flaw may allow a remote attacker to crash
the system. (CVE-2008-3174)

See also :

Solution :

Follow the instructions on the CA HIPS implementation guide to update
the CA HIPS client, and ensure the 'kmxfw.sys' driver is version or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 33901 (ca_hips_kmxfw_sys_multiple_vuln.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 30651

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2926

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