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Vulnerability of Panda AV/IS: memory corruption via PSKMAD.sys

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can generate a memory corruption in PSKMAD.sys of Panda AV/IS, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code with system privileges.
Vulnerable software: Panda AV, Panda Internet Security.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 15/07/2015.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2015-1438, VIGILANCE-VUL-17401.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Panda products install the PSKMAD.sys driver.

However, a local attacker can interact with this driver, to corrupt its memory.

A local attacker can therefore generate a memory corruption in PSKMAD.sys of Panda AV/IS, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code with system privileges.
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This security weakness impacts software or systems such as Panda AV, Panda Internet Security.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this threat.

Solutions for this threat 

Panda AV/IS: fixed versions for PSKMAD.sys.
A fixed version is available from Panda.
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