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Category:   Application (Security)  >   F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper Vendors:   F-Secure
F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper Buffer Overflow in Web Console May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016197
SecurityTracker URL:
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): 6.40, 6.41, 6.42, 6.50
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper. 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 web console 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 fixed version (6.60).

The vendor has also issued a hotfix for F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper 6.50, available at:

The F-Secure advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2000), Windows (2003)

Message History:   None.

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