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Category:   Application (Security)  >   McAfee E-Business Server Vendors:   McAfee
McAfee E-Business Server Heap Overflow in Processing Authentication Packets Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018878
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2957   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 31 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.1.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in McAfee E-Business Server. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted authentication data to trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

Windows-based systems are not affected.

The vendor was notified on August 13, 2007.

Dyon Balding of Secunia Research reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued fixed versions.

8.5.3 for Solaris
8.1.2 for Linux, HP-UX, AIX

No vendor advisory was listed.

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)

Message History:   None.

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