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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Windows Services for UNIX Vendors:   Microsoft
Windows Services for UNIX Unspecified Bugs in 'unlzh' and 'unpack' Let Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1021937
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1216   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Apr 3 2009
Original Entry Date:  Mar 26 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via local system, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.0, 3.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Windows Services for UNIX. A user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A user can exploit unspecified flaws in the 'unlzh.c' and 'unpack.c' libraries to execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service or application.

Systems with Windows Services for UNIX and the Subsystem for UNIX-based Applications (SUA) installed are affected.

The following product versions are affected:

* Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 3.0 Standard Edition
* Microsoft Windows Services for UNIX 3.5
* Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
* Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
* Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
* Windows Server 2008 Standard
* Windows Vista Enterprise
* Windows Vista Ultimate
* Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
* Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition

Impact:   A user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a hotfix, available from Microsoft Customer Support Services.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:   Windows (2008), Windows (Vista)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Thu, 26 Mar 2009 17:16:33 -0500
Subject:  Windows Services for UNIX

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