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Category:   Application (Firewall)  >   IP Filter Vendors:   Reed, Darren
IP Filter ippool Buffer Overflow in 'lib/load_http.c' May Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022272
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022272
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1476   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 22 2009
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.1.31
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IP Filter. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can trigger a buffer overflow in 'lib/load_http.c' to potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.

The original advisory is available at:

http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/62

Maksymilian Arciemowicz reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   A fix for NetBSD is available at:

http://cvsweb.netbsd.org/bsdweb.cgi/src/dist/ipf/lib/load_http.c?only_with_tag=MAIN

Vendor URL:  coombs.anu.edu.au/ipfilter/ip-filter.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


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