VDB-9953 · EDB 27282 · SA54477

Agnitum Outpost Security Suite Pro 8.1 (4303.670.1908) Driver Sandbox.sys memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in Agnitum Outpost Security Suite Pro 8.1 (4303.670.1908). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects some unknown processing of the file Sandbox.sys of the component Driver. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 08/02/2013 by Ahmad Moghimi as A journey to antivirus escalation as not defined blog post (Website). The advisory is shared at mallocat.com. The public release happened without involvement of Agnitum. The exploitation is known to be difficult. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known. The advisory points out:

The software uses a main service acs.exe. acs.exe is Agnitum client service and run as system user. All of the functionality of the internet security suite pass through this service and the service use various components. (…) Agnitum client service (acs.exe) register a named pipe and allow communication through this named pipe. It is possible get a handle to this named pipe through " \.pipeacsipc_server" path. Sub_ 4F7580 at acs.exe module is responsible for reading data from the mentioned named pipe.

A public exploit has been developed by Ahmad Moghimi and been published immediately after the advisory. The exploit is available at exploit-db.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Exploit-DB (27282). See 9952 for similar entry.





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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
Author: Ahmad Moghimi
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Advisory: A journey to antivirus escalation
Researcher: Ahmad Moghimi
Status: Not defined
Secunia: 54477 - Agnitum Outpost Security Suite Pro Two Vulnerabilities, Less Critical
OSVDB: 96209

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 08/15/2013 05:50 PM
Updated: 03/23/2019 03:16 PM
Changes: 08/15/2013 05:50 PM (53), 03/23/2019 03:16 PM (6)
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