JustSystems JSFC.DLL buffer overflow

justsystems-jsfc-bo (39501) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Multiple JustSystems products are vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the JSFC.DLL library. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted JTD file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Refer to the JUSTSYSTEMS Web site for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Fourteenfourty Research Institute Web site: FFRRA-20080107.
  • Just Systems Web site: Just System Products common buffer overflow vulnerability.
  • BID-27153: JustSystems Multiple Products 'JSFC.DLL' Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-0223: Buffer overflow in JustSystems JSFC.DLL, as used in multiple JustSystems products such as Ichitaro, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted .JTD file.
  • OSVDB ID: 40208: JustSystems Ichitaro JSFC.DLL Crafted JTD File Arbitrary Remote Code Execution
  • SA28275: JustSystem Products JSFC.DLL Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1019168: Ichitaro Buffer Overflow in Processing jtd Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • JustSystems Ichitaro 10.x
  • JustSystems Ichitaro 11.x
  • JustSystems Ichitaro 12.x
  • JustSystems Ichitaro 13.x
  • JustSystems Ichitaro 2004
  • JustSystems Ichitaro 2005
  • JustSystems Ichitaro 2006
  • JustSystems Ichitaro 2007
  • JustSystems Ichitaro 9.x
  • JustSystems Ichitaro for Linux
  • JustSystems Ichitaro Lite2
  • JustSystems Ichitaro viewer 4.x

Reported:

Jan 07, 2008

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