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TinyIdentD Long Query Request Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-05-15    Last Update:  2007-05-18    Views:  8,176

Secunia Advisory SA25248

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Maarten Boone has discovered a vulnerability in TinyIdentD, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing query requests. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via an overly long (greater than 512 bytes) query request sent to default port 113/TCP (Identification Protocol).

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.2. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Restrict access to port 113.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Maarten Boone

Original Advisory:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/3925

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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