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Category:   Application (Security)  >   F-Secure Internet Security Vendors:   F-Secure
F-Secure Internet Security DLL Loading Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024895
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 11 2011
Original Entry Date:  Dec 15 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2010, 2011
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F-Secure Internet Security. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted DLL file on a remote share (e.g., WebDAV, SMB share). In certain cases, the application may load the remote user's DLL instead of the intended DLL and execute arbitrary code.

This type of exploit is also known as "binary planting" or "DLL preloading".

F-Secure Anti-Virus and F-Secure Client Security are also affected.

The original advisory is available at:

Simon Raner of ACROS Security reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target application to execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available via the automatic update channel. No user actions needed if automatic updates are enabled.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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