\ CVE-2018-3971 - Write-what-where Condition vulnerability in Sophos Hitmanpro.Alert 3.7.6.744 | Vumetric Cyber Portal

CVE-2018-3971 - Write-what-where Condition vulnerability in Sophos Hitmanpro.Alert 3.7.6.744

Publication

2018-10-25

Last modification

2019-01-25

Summary

An exploitable arbitrary write vulnerability exists in the 0x2222CC IOCTL handler functionality of Sophos HitmanPro.Alert 3.7.6.744. A specially crafted IRP request can cause the driver to write data under controlled by an attacker address, resulting in memory corruption. An attacker can send IRP request to trigger this vulnerability.

Classification

CWE-123 - Write-what-where Condition

Risk level (CVSS AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

High

7.2

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

Vendor Product Versions
Sophos Hitmanpro.Alert  3.7.6.744