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Symantec Mail Security for Domino File Parsing Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2007-10-26    Last Update:  2007-11-02    Views:  15,169

Secunia Advisory SA27388

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Symantec Mail Security for Domino, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to various errors within certain third-party file viewers and can be exploited to cause buffer overflows when a specially crafted file is checked.

The vulnerabilities are related to:
SA27304

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code, but requires that e.g. a policy is setup for scanning the contents of messages.

The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 7.5.0.19. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
The vendor is currently working on an update.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Originally reported in IBM Lotus Notes advisories crediting:
* ZDI
* Tan Chew-Keong

Original Advisory:
Symantec:
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2007.11.01c.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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