(PT-2009-11) Positive Technologies Security Advisory
SlySoft Multiple Products ElbyCDIO.sys Denial of Service
AnyDVD version 188.8.131.52 and previous
Virtual CloneDrive 184.108.40.206 and previous
CloneDVD 220.127.116.11 and previous
CloneCD 18.104.22.168 and previous
Impact: Denial of Service
Attack Vector: Local
Base Score: 4.7
Temporal Score: 3.7
SlySoft AnyDVD is capable of removing unwanted movie features, including subtitles and prohibition messages such as copyright and FBI warnings. It also allows you to launch an external application whenever you insert or remove a disc, or prevent 'PC-friendly' software from automatically launching when you insert a video DVD.
Positive Technologies Research Team has discovered multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities in SlySoft products.
The IOCTL handler in ElbyCDIO.sys 22.214.171.124 and earlier, shipped with AnyDVD, Virtual CloneDrive, CloneDVD and CloneCD, uses the METHOD_NEITHER communication method for IOCTLs and does not properly validate buffer data associated with the Irp object, which allows local users to crash the system.
Update AnyDVD to version 126.96.36.199.
Update CloneDVD to version 188.8.131.52.
Update Virtual CloneDrive to version 184.108.40.206.
02.11.2009 - Vendor notified
02.11.2009 - Vendor replied
02.12.2009 - Sent detailed information
03.06.2009 - Vendor released fixed version of AnyDVD
03.10.2009 - Vendor released fixed version of Virtual CloneDrive
03.13.2009 - Vendor released fixed version of CloneDVD
03.13.2009 - Public disclosure
This vulnerability was discovered by Nikita Tarakanov, Positive Technologies Research Team.
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