FileZilla Options.cpp and QueueCtrl.cpp buffer overflow

filezilla-options-queuectrl-bo (31500) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

FileZilla is vulnerable to multiple buffer overflows in the Options.cpp and QueueCtrl.cpp modules. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities using unspecified attack vectors to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the affected application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of FileZilla (2.2.30a or later), available from the SourceForge.net Web site. See References.

References:

  • SourceForge.net: Files: FileZilla - File Release Notes and Changelog - Release Name: 2.2.30a.
  • BID-22057: FileZilla Options And QueueCTRL Modules Multiple Unspecified Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-0315: Multiple buffer overflows in FileZilla before 2.2.30a allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via unspecified vectors related to (1) Options.cpp when storing settings in the registry, and (2) the transfer queue (QueueCtrl.cpp). NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 58814: FileZilla Client Options.cpp Registry Setting Storage Remote Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 58815: FileZilla Client Transfer Queue (QueueCtrl.cpp) Unspecified Remote Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • FileZilla FileZilla 2.2.15
  • FileZilla FileZilla 2.2.22
  • FileZilla FileZilla 2.2.23
  • FileZilla FileZilla 2.2.24
  • FileZilla FileZilla 2.2.25
  • FileZilla FileZilla 2.2.26
  • FileZilla FileZilla 2.2.26a
  • FileZilla FileZilla 2.2.27
  • FileZilla FileZilla 2.2.28
  • FileZilla FileZilla 2.2.29
  • FileZilla FileZilla 2.2.30
  • FileZilla FileZilla Server 0.9.20
  • FileZilla FileZilla Server 0.9.21
  • FileZilla FileZilla Server 0.9.22

Reported:

Jan 02, 2007

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