MS07-067: Vulnerability in Macrovision Driver Could Allow Local Elevation of Privilege (944653)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 29311
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The remote Windows host contains a kernel driver that is prone to a local privilege escalation attack.


Macrovision SafeDisc, a copy-protection application for Microsoft Windows, is installed on the remote host.

The 'SECDRV.SYS' driver included with the version of SafeDisc currently installed on the remote host enables a local user to gain SYSTEM privileges using a specially crafted argument to the METHOD_NEITHER IOCTL.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP and 2003.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29311

File Name: smb_nt_ms07-067.nasl

Version: 1.28

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 12/11/2007

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, macrovision_secdrv_priv_escalation.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/11/2007

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/17/2007

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5587

BID: 26121

MSFT: MS07-067

MSKB: 944653

EDB-ID: 30680

CWE: 119, 264