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Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CVE-2008-1931

Severity Medium
Score 6.8/10

Summary

Realtek HD Audio Codec Drivers RTKVHDA.sys and RTKVHDA64.sys before 6.0.1.5605 on Windows Vista allow local users to create, write, and read registry keys via a crafted IOCTL request.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • SINGLE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-264 - Permissions Privileges and Access Controls

CWE 264 (permissions, privileges, and access controls) is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to the management of permissions, privileges, and other security features used to perform access control. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category allow attackers to gain privileges for an unintended sphere of control, access sensitive information, and execute arbitrary commands.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published