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Category:   Application (Security)  >   F-Secure Anti-Virus Vendors:   F-Secure
F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange Buffer Overflow in Web Console May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016196
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016196
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-2838   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 3 2009
Original Entry Date:  Jun 1 2006
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange 6.40
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to the web console to trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system or cause the web console service to crash. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

In the default configuration, the system only accepts connections from the localhost interface.

The vendor credits Mikko Korppi with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a hotfix for F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange 6.40, available at:

ftp://ftp.f-secure.com/support/hotfix/fsav-mse/fsavmse640-05.zip

The F-Secure advisory is available at:

http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2006-3.shtml

Vendor URL:  www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2006-3.shtml (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2000), Windows (2003)

Message History:   None.


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