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Category:   Application (VPN)  >   Stunnel Vendors:   Stunnel.org
Stunnel Heap Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025959
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025959
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-2940   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Aug 29 2011
Original Entry Date:  Aug 19 2011
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.40, 4.41
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Stunnel. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (4.42).
Vendor URL:  stunnel.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:   Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Fri, 19 Aug 2011 15:01:30 +0000
Subject:  [stunnel-announce] stunnel 4.42 released


http://www.stunnel.org/pipermail/stunnel-announce/2011-August/000059.html

>    - Fixed a heap corruption vulnerability in versions 4.40 and 4.41. It may
>      possibly be leveraged to perform DoS or remote code execution attacks.
 
 


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