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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4541

Original release date: 09/05/2006
Last revised: 08/10/2011


RapDrv.sys in BlackICE PC Protection 3.6.cpn, cpj, cpiE, and possibly 3.6 and earlier, allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash) via a NULL third argument to the NtOpenSection API function. NOTE: it was later reported that 3.6.cqn is also affected.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.matousec.com/info/advisories/plague-in-security-software-drivers.php
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060901 ISS BlackICE PC Protection Insufficient validation of arguments of NtOpenSection Vulnerability
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.matousec.com/info/advisories/BlackICE-Insufficient-validation-of-arguments-of-NtOpenSection.php
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.matousec.com/projects/windows-personal-firewall-analysis/plague-in-security-software-drivers.php
External Source: SREASON
Name: 1512
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070918 Plague in (security) software drivers & BSDOhook utility
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3431
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 19800

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