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Insecure Library Loading
Highly critical

BlackBerry Desktop Software Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-09-10    Views:  5,907

Secunia Advisory SA41346

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in the BlackBerry Desktop Software, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the application loading libraries in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening a file associated with the BlackBerry Desktop Software located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code, but requires that the BlackBerry Desktop Manager is running.

The vulnerability is reported in all versions of the BlackBerry Desktop Software.


Solution:
Update to version 6.0.0.47.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits ACROS Security.

Original Advisory:
BlackBerry KB24242:
http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/KB24242

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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