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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Attachmate Reflection Vendors:   AttachmateWRQ
Attachmate Reflection Buffer Overflow in FTP Client Lets Remote Servers Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026340
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-5012   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Dec 28 2011
Original Entry Date:  Nov 18 2011
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 14.1.1173 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Attachmate Reflection. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote server can return a specially crafted directory name in response to an FTP LIST command to trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the connected target client. The code will run with the privileges of the target client.

The following product versions are affected:

Reflection for HP version 14.x
Reflection for UNIX and OpenVMS version 14.x
Reflection for ReGIS Graphics version 14.x
Reflection for IBM version 14.x
Reflection X version 14.x

The vendor was notified on September 26, 2011.

The original advisory is available at:

Francis Provencher (Protek Research Lab's) reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote server can execute arbitrary code on the connected target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  OpenVMS, UNIX (AIX), UNIX (Any), UNIX (HP/UX), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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