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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BlackBerry Desktop Software Vendors:   Research In Motion Limited
BlackBerry Desktop Software May Load DLLs Unsafely and Remotely Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024425
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024425
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-2600   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Sep 16 2010
Original Entry Date:  Sep 10 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 6.0.0.47
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BlackBerry Desktop Software. A remote user may be able to cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

The Desktop Manager passes an insufficiently qualified path to the Windows operating system when loading an external library. A remote user can exploit this by creating a specially crafted DLL file on a remote share (e.g., WebDAV, SMB share). When the target application is loaded by the target user, the application may load the remote user's DLL instead of the intended DLL and execute arbitrary code. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

This type of exploit is also known as "binary planting" or "DLL preloading".

ACROS Security reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can may be able to cause a target application to execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.0.0.47).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/KB24242

Vendor URL:  www.blackberry.com/btsc/KB24242 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Fri, 10 Sep 2010 18:06:40 +0000
Subject:  Blackberry Desktop Software


http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/KB24242

Insecure library loading in the BlackBerry Desktop Software
 
 


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