Vulnerability  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6024
Avast! Home and Professional 'aavmKer4.sys' Memory Corruption Vulnerability  

aavmKer4.sys in avast! Home and Professional for Windows before 4.8.1356 does not properly validate input to IOCTLs (1) 0xb2d6000c and (2) 0xb2d60034, which allows local users to gain privileges via IOCTL requests using crafted kernel addresses that trigger memory corruption, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-1625.
Create Date: 2009-11-25 Last Update Date: 2011-08-22

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: windows (from OVAL definitions) Products: windows
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Avast! AntiVirus



The system is vulnerable
IF : All of the following are true
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Avast! AntiVirus for Windows is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6558
IF : Avast! version is less than 4.8.1356.0
Windows : File Test :  Avast! version is less than 4.8.1356.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File 
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\ashAvast.exe : Path}}]]\ashavast.exe
version less than 4.8.1356.0 (datatype=version)
Check for Avast! version less than 4.8.1356.0 windows : file_state 

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