ZDI-07-059: Verity KeyView SDK Multiple File Format Parsing Vulnerabilities http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-059.html October 23, 2007
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-- Affected Vendor: Verity
-- Affected Products: KeyView SDK
-- Vulnerability Details: Several vulnerabilities exist in the popular Verity KeyView SDK used in many enterprise applications like IBM Lotus Notes. When parsing several different file formats a standard stack overflow occurs allowing a malicious user to gain complete control of the affected machine under the rights of the currently logged in user. The problem lies when copying user supplied data to a stack based buffer without any boundary conditions.
The following file formats have been identified as vulnerable:
Adobe Acrobat FrameMaker - .mif Applix Words - .aw Microsoft Rich Text Format - .rtf Portable Executable - .exe Dynamic Link Library - .dll Applix Presents - .ag Microsoft Word - .doc
-- Vendor Response: IBM has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline: 2006.06.16 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2007.10.23 - Coordinated public release of advisory
-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by Eric DETOISIEN.
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