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Category:   Application (File Transfer/Sharing)  >   LeapFTP Vendors:   LeapWare
LeapFTP Buffer Overflow in Site Queue File Lets Local Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1014785
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1014785
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-2767   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 8 2008
Original Entry Date:  Aug 24 2005
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.7.0 to 2.7.5
Description:   A buffer overflow vulnerability was reported in LeapFTP. A local user can cause arbitrary code to be executed by the target user.

A user can create a specially crafted LeapFTP Site Queue (.lsq) file to trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the LeapFTP service. The overflow can be triggered when the target user opens the file using LeapFTP (for example, by double clicking on the file).

The vendor credits Sowhat of secway.org with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A user can create a specially crafted file that, when opened with LeapFTP, will execute arbitrary code on the target system with
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (2.7.6), available at:

http://www.leapware.com/download.html

Vendor URL:  www.leapware.com/security/2005082301.txt (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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