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Category:   Application (Security)  >   F-Secure Internet Security Vendors:   F-Secure
F-Secure Internet Security Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018146
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018146
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2965, CVE-2007-2966, CVE-2007-2967   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 12 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 30 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via local system, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2005, 2006 and 2007
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F-Secure Internet Security. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted LHA archive or other archive or packed executable that, when processed by the target application, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vendor credits Tavis Ormandy in Google Security Team and Sergio Alvarez of n.runs AG with discovering these vulnerabilities.

A local user can send a specially crafted I/O request packet to exploit an access validation flaw in the Real-time Scanning function to execute arbitrary commands on the target system with elevated privileges. The vendor discovered this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when processed by the target application, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix. A patch matrix is available in the F-Secure advisories.

The F-Secure advisories are available at:

http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2007-1.shtml
http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2007-2.shtml
http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2007-3.shtml

Vendor URL:  www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2007-1.shtml (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:   Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 30 May 2007 08:18:22 -0400
Subject:  F-Secure


http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2007-1.shtml
http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2007-2.shtml
http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2007-3.shtml
 
 


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