A remotely exploitable buffer overflow exists in the Network Associates PGP Outlook Plug-in.
As reported in eEye Digital Security Advisory AD20020710, a remotely exploitable buffer overflow exists in the PGP Outlook Plug-in. By sending a specially crafted message to a victim, an attacker can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code on the target system with the privileges of the user running the PGP Outlook Plug-in. As a result, the attacker could do anything the victim could do, including reading sensitive data on the vulnerable system.
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Updated: July 11, 2002
Please see <http://www.nai.com/naicommon/download/upgrade/patches/patch-pgphotfix.asp>.
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This vulnerability was discovered by eEye Digital Security.
This document was written by Ian A Finlay.
CVE IDs: | CVE-2002-0685
Severity Metric: | 21.00
Date Public: | 2002-07-10
Date First Published: | 2002-07-11
Date Last Updated: | 2002-07-11 17:29 UTC
Document Revision: | 15