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Cain & Abel Cisco IOS Configuration File Buffer Overflow

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Release Date:  2009-01-07    Views:  6,138

Secunia Advisory SA33385

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


send9 has discovered a vulnerability in Cain & Abel, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when importing Cisco IOS MD5 password hashes. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow by tricking the user into importing hashes from a specially crafted Cisco IOS configuration file.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 4.9.25. Prior versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 4.9.26.

Provided and/or discovered by:
send9

Original Advisory:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/7688

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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