NOD32 3.0/ESET Smart Security < 3.0.684 Local Privilege Escalation

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by a local
privilege escalation issue.

Description :

NOD32 3.0/ESET Smart Security is installed on the remote host. The
installed version is older than 3.0.684. Such versions are reportedly
affected by a local privilege escalation issue. By sending a
specially crafted request to an IOCTL request handler in 'epfw.sys', a
local user may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel
privileges on the remote system.

See also :

http://www.ntinternals.org/ntiadv0807/ntiadv0807.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?76a71440

Solution :

Upgrade to NOD32 3.0/ESET Smart Security v3.0.684 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 35288 ()

Bugtraq ID: 32917

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5724

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