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BootManage TFTP Server Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2008-03-17    Last Update:  2008-03-25    Views:  5,704

Secunia Advisory SA29404

Where:

From local network

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Luigi Auriemma has discovered a vulnerability in BootManage TFTP Server, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the processing of download requests. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow by requesting a file with an overly long filename from the TFTP server.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.99. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Restrict access to trusted users only.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Luigi Auriemma

Original Advisory:
http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/bootixtftpd-adv.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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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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