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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2018-5278

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

In Malwarebytes Premium 3.3.1.2183, the driver file (FARFLT.SYS) allows local users to cause a denial of service (BSOD) or possibly have unspecified other impact because of not validating input values from IOCtl 0x9c40e00c. NOTE: the vendor reported that they "have not been able to reproduce the issue on any Windows operating system version (32-bit or 64-bit).

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

References

Advisory Timeline

  • Published