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Marshal MailMarshal ARJ Archive Directory Traversal

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Release Date:  2006-11-12    Views:  10,887

Secunia Advisory SA22806

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Workaround

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in MailMarshal SMTP and MailMarshal Exchange, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

An input validation error during the extraction and scanning of ARJ archives can be exploited to cause a file with a filename containing directory traversal modifiers to be extracted to an arbitrary directory on the system (e.g. the "All Users" startup folder).


Solution:
Users of MailMarshal SMTP should update to version 2006, release 6.1.8.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Discovered by an anonymous person and reported via ZDI.

Original Advisory:
Marshal:
http://www.marshal.com/kb/article.aspx?id=11450

ZDI:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-039.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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