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Novell Client 2 SP3 nicm.sys Local Privilege Escalation

This module exploits a flaw in the nicm.sys driver to execute arbitrary code in kernel space. The vulnerability occurs while handling ioctl requests with code 0x143B6B, where a user provided pointer is used as function pointer. The module has been tested successfully on Windows 7 SP1 with Novell Client 2 SP3.

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Module Name

exploit/windows/local/novell_client_nicm

Authors

  • Unknown
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez [at] metasploit.com>

References

Targets

  • Automatic
  • Windows 7 SP1

Platforms

  • windows

Architectures

  • x86

Reliability

Development

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/windows/local/novell_client_nicm msf exploit(novell_client_nicm) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(novell_client_nicm) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(novell_client_nicm) > show options ...show and set options... msf exploit(novell_client_nicm) > exploit