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Secunia Research: Autonomy KeyView wkssr.dll Record Parsing Buffer Overflows

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                     Secunia Research 28/07/2010

   - Autonomy KeyView wkssr.dll Record Parsing Buffer Overflows -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software 

* Autonomy KeyView 10.4 and 10.9

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Highly critical
Impact: System compromise
Where:  Remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"KeyView IDOL Viewing SDK allows you to build applications with 
high-fidelity viewing and printing capabilities for the word 
processing, spreadsheet, presentation, graphic, multimedia, 
compression and encoding formats that contain the information your 
end-users need to access.".

Product Link:
http://www.autonomy.com/content/Products/idol-modules-keyview-viewing
/index.en.html

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered two vulnerabilities in Autonomy 
KeyView, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise 
a vulnerable system.

The vulnerabilities are caused by boundary errors in the SpreadSheet 
Lotus 123 reader (wkssr.dll) when parsing certain records. This can be
exploited to cause stack-based buffer overflows via specially crafted 
files.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

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5) Solution 

Apply patches available from the vendor.

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6) Time Table 

15/03/2010 - Vendor notified.
12/04/2010 - Status update requested.
16/04/2010 - Vendor provides status update.
28/07/2010 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits 

Discovered by Carsten Eiram, Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned 
CVE-2010-0133 for the vulnerability.

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10) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-28/

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