PT-2009-01: PGP Desktop Pgpdisk.sys And Pgpwded.sys Multiple Vulnerabilities

2009-04-13T00:00:00
ID PT-2009-01
Type ptsecurity
Reporter Positive Technologies
Modified 1970-01-01T00:00:00

Description

PT-2009-01: PGP Desktop Pgpdisk.sys And Pgpwded.sys Multiple Vulnerabilities

Affected Software

PGP Desktop 9.9.0 build 397

Product Link:
http://www.pgp.com

Vulnerability Description

Positive Technologies Research Team has discovered several vulnerabilities in PGP Desktop.

1. The IOCTL handler in pgpdisk.sys does not properly validate buffer data associated with the Irp object, which allows local users to crash the system.

Severity Rating:

Severity: Medium
Impact: Denial of Service
Attack Vector: Local

CVSS v2
Base Score: 4.9
Temporal Score: 3.8
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C/E:P/RL:O/RC:C)

CVE: CVE-2009-0681

2. The IOCTL handler in pgpwded.sys does not properly validate buffer data associated with the Irp object, which allows local users to crash the system or execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.

Severity Rating:

Severity: Medium
Impact: Priviliege Escalation
Attack Vector: Local

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 6.2
Temporal Score: 4.9
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:P/RL:O/RC:C)

CVE: CVE-2009-0681

Solution

Update to the latest product version: PGP Desktop 9.10
http://www.pgp.com

https://pgp.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/pgp.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=1014&p_topview=1

Disclosure Timeline

02.04.2009 - Vendor notified
02.04.2008 - Vendor replied
02.04.2008 - Sent detailed information
04.02.2009 - Vendor released fixed versions
04.13.2009 - Public disclosure

Credits

These vulnerabilities were discovered by Nikita Tarakanov, Positive Technologies Research Team.

References

<http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/PT-2009-01>
<http://www.ptsecurity.ru/advisory.asp>

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Positive Technologies Research Team:

<http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/>
<http://www.ptsecurity.ru/advisory.asp>