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SAP NetWeaver Business Client "SapThemeRepository" ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow

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Release Date:  2010-12-15    Last Update:  2010-12-21    Views:  2,437

Secunia Advisory SA35796

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in SAP NetWeaver Business Client, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in the "SapThemeRepository" ActiveX control (sapwdpcd.dll) when processing the "Load" and "LoadTheme" methods and can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via an overly long string.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.


Solution:
Apply patch (please see SAP's security note 1519966).

Provided and/or discovered by:
Alexandr Polyakov and Alexey Sintsov, Digital Security Research Group, reported via ZDI.

Original Advisory:
SAP:
https://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/1519966

ZDI:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-290/

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