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Vulnerability of Outpost Firewall: buffer overflow of filtnt.sys

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can generate an overflow in filtnt.sys in order to generate a denial of service and eventually to execute code.
Impacted products: Outpost Firewall.
Severity of this bulletin: 1/4.
Creation date: 18/07/2006.
Références of this threat: BID-19026, CVE-2006-3696, VIGILANCE-VUL-6015.

Description of the vulnerability 

The filtnt.sys driver is used by Outpost Firewall product.

A local attacker can generate an overflow in this driver.

This overflow leads to a denial of service and may lead to code execution.
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This computer vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as Outpost Firewall.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability announce is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by a trusted third party, with an origin of user shell.

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