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TPTEST "GetStatsFromLine()" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2009-02-18    Last Update:  2009-02-27    Views:  2,846

Secunia Advisory SA33972

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in TPTEST, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the "GetStatsFromLine()" function in engine/tpcommon.c (version 3.x) or src/net/tpcommon.cpp (version 5.x) when processing STATS lines containing an overly long "email" or "pwd" tag field. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow by sending a specially crafted STATS line to a vulnerable server.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 3.1.7 and reported in 5.02. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Restrict access to trusted users only.

Provided and/or discovered by:
ffwd

Original Advisory:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/8058

Deep Links:
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