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The remote host contains a kernel driver that is affected by multiple
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 :
Follow the instructions on the CA HIPS implementation guide to update
the CA HIPS client, and ensure the 'kmxfw.sys' driver is version
188.8.131.52 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
Public Exploit Available : false