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
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Subject: Cain & Abel Cisco IOS Configuration File Buffer Overflow
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