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BigAnt Messenger AntServer Module Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2009-09-16    Last Update:  2010-03-08    Views:  2,702

Secunia Advisory SA36704

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Blake has discovered a vulnerability in BigAnt Messenger, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error in the AntServer Module (AntServer.exe) when processing HTTP requests. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via an overly large HTTP GET request sent to an affected server.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

This is related to vulnerability #1 in:
SA29831

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.50. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Apply vendor patch:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Blake

Original Advisory:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/9673

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

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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