Panda AdminSecure Integer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1018446|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1018446
(Links to External Site)
Date: Jul 24 2007
Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
A vulnerability was reported in Panda AdminSecure. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.|
A remote user can send specially crafted data to port 19226 or 19227 to trigger an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.
The vendor was notified on November 15, 2007.
Tenable Network Security discovered this vulnerability. TIppingPoint reported this vulnerability.
The original advisory is available at:
A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.|
The vendor has issued a fix.|
Vendor URL: www.pandasoftware.com/ (Links to External Site)
|Underlying OS: Linux (Any), Windows (Any)|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [Full-disclosure] ZDI-07-041: Panda Software AdminSecure Agent Heap|
ZDI-07-041: Panda Software AdminSecure Agent Heap Overflow Vulnerability
July 24, 2007
-- CVE ID:
-- Affected Vendor:
-- Affected Products:
Panda AdminSecure 2006
-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability since July 24, 2007 by Digital Vaccine protection
filter ID 4944. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:
-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
affected installations of Panda AdminSecure. Authentication is not
required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the AdminSecure agent which binds by
default to TCP port 19226 or 19227. When processing traffic on the
listening port, the agent trusts a user-supplied length value for a
memory allocation. Specific size values can result in an integer
overflow and subsequently insufficient allocation size. This results in
a heap-based buffer overflow that can be leverage to execute arbitrary
-- Vendor Response:
Panda Software has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline:
2006.11.15 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2007.07.24 - Digital Vaccine released to TippingPoint customers
2007.07.24 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by Tenable Network Security.
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