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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-5756

Original release date: 11/13/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple array index errors in the bpf_filter_init function in NPF.SYS in WinPcap before 4.0.2, when run in monitor mode (aka Table Management Extensions or TME), and as used in Wireshark and possibly other products, allow local users to gain privileges via crafted IOCTL requests.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
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: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.winpcap.org/misc/changelog.htm
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27676
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20071112 WinPcap NPF.SYS bpf_filter_init Arbitrary Array Indexing Vulnerability
External Source: BID
Name: 26409
External Source: XF
Name: winpcap-bpffilterinit-code-execution(38433)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3835
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018935

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