ZoneAlarm multiple products buffer overflow

zonelabs-multiple-products-bo (14991) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Multiple Zone Labs products are vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by a vulnerability in Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) processing. If a protected system has the SMTP service enabled, a remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to overflow a buffer and cause the firewall to stop responding or execute arbitrary code on the system with SYSTEM privileges.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

For ZoneAlarm, ZoneAlarm Plus, and ZoneAlarm Pro:
Upgrade to the latest version pf ZoneAlarm, ZoneAlarm Plus, or ZoneAlarm Pro (4.5.538.001 or later), available from the Zone Labs Web site. See References.

or Integrity 4.0:
Upgrade to the latest version of Integrity (4.0.146.046 or later), available from the Zone Labs Web site. See References.

For Integrity 4.5:
Upgrade to the latest version of Integrity (4.5.085 or later), available from the Zone Labs Web site. See References.

References:

  • CIAC Information Bulletin O-084: Zone Labs SMTP Processing Vulnerability.
  • Zone Labs Security Advisory February 18, 2004: Zone Labs SMTP Processing Vulnerability.
  • BID-9696: Zone Labs ZoneAlarm SMTP Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-0309: Stack-based buffer overflow in the SMTP service support in vsmon.exe in Zone Labs ZoneAlarm before 4.5.538.001, ZoneLabs Integrity client 4.0 before 4.0.146.046, and 4.5 before 4.5.085, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long RCPT TO argument.
  • OSVDB ID: 3991: ZoneAlarm SMTP Service (vsmon.exe) RCPT TO Command Remote Overflow
  • US-CERT VU#619982: Zone Labs desktop security products fail to properly validate RCPT TO command argument

Platforms Affected:

  • CheckPoint ZoneAlarm 4.0
  • CheckPoint ZoneAlarm 4.0 Pro
  • CheckPoint ZoneAlarm 4.5 Pro
  • ZoneLabs Integrity 4.0
  • ZoneLabs ZoneAlarm 4.0 Plus

Reported:

Feb 18, 2004

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