BigAnt Messenger AntSever Module (AntServer.exe) buffer overflow
|bigantmessenger-antserver-bo (41830)||High Risk|
BigAnt Messenger is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the AntServer Module (AntServer.exe). By sending an overly long HTTP GET request to TCP port 6080, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges or cause the application to crash.
Upgrade to the latest version of BigAnt Messenger (version 2.35 or later), available from the BigAnt Web site. See References.
- BigAnt Web site: Download BigAnt, Enpterprise Instant Messaging Server & Client.
- BID-28795: BigAnt IM Server HTTP GET Request Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-1914: Stack-based buffer overflow in the AntServer module (AntServer.exe) in BigAnt IM Server in BigAnt Messenger 2.2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long URI in a request to TCP port 6080. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
- OSVDB ID: 44454: BigAnt Messenger IM Server AntServer Module (AntServer.exe) URI Handling Remote Overflow
- SA29831: BigAnt Messenger AntServer Module Directory Traversal and Buffer Overflow
- VUPEN/ADV-2008-1238: BigAnt Messenger AntServer Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- BigAntSoft Messenger 2.2
Apr 15, 2008
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