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ICQ Personal Status Processing Buffer Overflow

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Release Date:  2008-04-21    Last Update:  2008-04-28    Views:  10,495

Secunia Advisory SA29821

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Leon Juranic has reported a vulnerability in ICQ, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise another user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing "Personal Statuses" set via the "Personal Status Manager" menu. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow by creating a specially crafted personal status and e.g. sending a message to another user.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is reported in version 6 build 6043. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
The vendor has reportedly issued a fix via automatic updates.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Leon Juranic, INFIGO IS

Original Advisory:
INFIGO-2008-04-08:
http://www.infigo.hr/en/in_focus/advisories/INFIGO-2008-04-08

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