[SA21552] Ichitaro Document Viewer Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-08-21T00:00:00


TITLE: Ichitaro Document Viewer Buffer Overflow Vulnerability


VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/21552/

CRITICAL: Extremely critical

IMPACT: System access

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Ichitaro for Linux http://secunia.com/product/11596/ Ichitaro 9.x http://secunia.com/product/11597/ Ichitaro 2006 http://secunia.com/product/11604/ Ichitaro 2005 http://secunia.com/product/11603/ Ichitaro 2004 http://secunia.com/product/11602/ Ichitaro 13.x http://secunia.com/product/11601/ Ichitaro 12.x http://secunia.com/product/11600/ Ichitaro 11.x http://secunia.com/product/11599/ Ichitaro 10.x http://secunia.com/product/11598/

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in Ichitaro, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing a specially crafted document. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via an overly long string.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

NOTE: The vulnerability is currently being actively exploited.

SOLUTION: Apply patch.

Ichitaro 2005/2006: A patch was released on 2006-08-18.

Ichitaro for Linux: A patch should be available soon.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Discovered in the wild as a so-called 0-day.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: Justsystem (japanese): http://www.justsystem.co.jp/info/pd6002.html

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