Executive Summary

Name CVE-2008-5724 First vendor Publication 2008-12-26
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-08-08

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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The Personal Firewall driver (aka epfw.sys) 3.0.672.0 and earlier in ESET Smart Security 3.0.672 and earlier allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted IRP in a certain METHOD_NEITHER IOCTL request to \Device\Epfw that overwrites portions of memory.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5724

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 18

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
50942 ESET Smart Security epfw.sys Crafted IRP METHOD_NEITHER IOCTL Handler Local P...

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2009-01-02 Name : The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by a local privil...
File : nod32_3_0_684.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32917
CONFIRM http://www.eset.com/joomla/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=...
MISC http://www.ntinternals.org/ntiadv0807/ntiadv0807.html
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/33210
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3456
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47477

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