Motorola Timbuktu login request buffer overflow

2008-05-15T00:00:00
ID SAINT:A9FC42627367708A7CD715C235E4BD8B
Type saint
Reporter SAINT Corporation
Modified 2008-05-15T00:00:00

Description

Added: 05/15/2008
CVE: CVE-2007-4221
BID: 25454
OSVDB: 40124

Background

Motorola Timbuktu is remote control software for Windows and Mac. It runs a service which listens for connections on port 407/TCP or 407/UDP.

Problem

A buffer overflow vulnerability when processing login requests allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands by sending a long, specially crafted user name to the Timbuktu service.

Resolution

Upgrade to Timbuktu Pro version 8.6.5.

References

<http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=590>

Limitations

Exploit works on Motorola Timbuktu Pro 8.6.3.

Platforms

Windows