Secunia Research: Trend Micro OfficeScan CGI Parsing Buffer Overflows

2008-10-29T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:20774
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2008-10-29T00:00:00

Description

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                 Secunia Research 22/10/2008

    - Trend Micro OfficeScan CGI Parsing Buffer Overflows -

====================================================================== Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1 Severity.............................................................2 Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3 Description of Vulnerability.........................................4 Solution.............................................................5 Time Table...........................................................6 Credits..............................................................7 References...........................................................8 About Secunia........................................................9 Verification........................................................10

====================================================================== 1) Affected Software

  • Trend Micro OfficeScan 7.3 patch 4 build 1367

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

====================================================================== 2) Severity

Rating: Moderately critical Impact: System compromise Where: Local network

====================================================================== 3) Vendor's Description of Software

"Protect your desktops, laptops, and file servers with OfficeScan, comprehensive security against today's complex, blended threats and Web-based attacks."

Product Link: http://us.trendmicro.com/us/products/enterprise/officescan-client- server-edition/

====================================================================== 4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Trend Micro OfficeScan Server, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

A boundary error when parsing CGI requests can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via an HTTP POST request to an affected CGI executable with specially crafted form data.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

====================================================================== 5) Solution

Apply patches available from Trend Micro.

====================================================================== 6) Time Table

24/09/2008 - Vendor notified. 24/09/2008 - Vendor response. 30/09/2008 - Vendor confirms vulnerability. 22/10/2008 - Public disclosure.

====================================================================== 7) Credits

Discovered by Dyon Balding, Secunia Research.

====================================================================== 8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2008-3862 for the vulnerability.

====================================================================== 9) About Secunia

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====================================================================== 10) Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-40/

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