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SyncBack Profile Import Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-05-20    Last Update:  2010-06-18    Views:  3,686

Secunia Advisory SA39865

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Lincoln has discovered a weakness in SyncBack, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The weakness is caused due to a boundary error when importing SyncBack profiles. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow when a user opens a specially crafted .sps file.

The weakness is confirmed in version 3.2.20. Prior versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 3.2.21, which fixes the weakness. Do not open ".sps" files from untrusted sources.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Lincoln, Corelan Team

Original Advisory:
2BrightSparks:
http://www.2brightsparks.com/freeware/changes.html

Corelan:
http://www.corelan.be:8800/index.php/forum/security-advisories/corelan-10-041-syncback-freeware-v3-2-20-0/

Deep Links:
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