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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2729

Original release date: 05/16/2007
Last revised: 11/15/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Comodo Firewall Pro 2.4.18.184 and Comodo Personal Firewall 2.3.6.81, and probably older Comodo Firewall versions, do not properly test for equivalence of process identifiers for certain Microsoft Windows API functions in the NT kernel 5.0 and greater, which allows local users to call these functions, and bypass firewall rules or gain privileges, via a modified identifier that is one, two, or three greater than the canonical identifier.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.matousec.com/info/advisories/Bypassing-PWF-HIPS-open-process-control-with-uncommon-identifier.php
Type: Advisory
External Source: SREASON
Name: 2714
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 37375
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070515 Bypassing PFW/HIPS open process control with uncommon identifier

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:comodo:comodo_firewall_pro:2.4.18.184
* cpe:/a:comodo:comodo_personal_firewall:2.3.6.81

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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