Realtek HD Audio Codec Drivers Multiple Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 32195


The remote host contains an application that is affected by multiple local privilege escalation issues.


The remote host has Realtek HD Audio drivers for Windows Vista installed.

The audio driver 'RTKVHDA.sys' is affected by multiple local privilege escalation issues. An attacker with local interactive access to the system may be able to exploit this issue and execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM level privileges.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 32195

File Name: realtek_hd_audio_local_priv_escalation.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/05/09

Modified: 2016/12/09

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:realtek:hd_audio_codec_drivers

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1931, CVE-2008-1932

BID: 28909

OSVDB: 44642, 44643

CWE: 189, 264