Sophos Anti-Virus SAVOnAccessFilter Local Privilege Escalation

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to its version number, the Sophos Anti-Virus installation
on the remote Windows host is affected by a local privilege escalation
vulnerability. A local attacker, exploiting this flaw, could execute
arbitrary code in kernel mode and thereby gain complete control of the
affected system.

See also :

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2010/Jun/193
http://www.sophos.com/support/knowledgebase/article/111126.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Sophos Anti-Virus version 7.6.20, 9.0, 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 : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 46860 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40715

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2308

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