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Novell File Reporter Engine 'RECORD' Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Novell File Reporter engine and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to a boundary error in the 'NFREngine.exe' when parsing certain tags inside a RECORD element. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via specially crafted packets sent to TCP port 3035.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Novell File Reporter Engine version prior to 1.0.2.53

Solution

Solution

Upgrade Novell File Reporter Engine 1.0.2.53 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)