Autonomy KeyView wp6sr.dll buffer overflow

autonomy-keyview-wp6sr-bo (49284) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The Autonomy (formerly Verity) KeyView WordPerfect file viewer (wp6sr.dll), which is used in multiple applications, is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted WordPerfect document with an application using the affected Autonomy KeyView viewer, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the victim's application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Autonomy KeyView customers should refer to the Autonomy Customers Support Web site for upgrade or patch information. See References.

For IBM Lotus Notes:
Refer to IBM Flash (Alert) for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For Symantec:
Refer to SYM09-004 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for patch or upgrade information. See References.

References:

  • Autonomy Customers Support Web site: Autonomy Customers Support.
  • Autonomy Web site: Autonomy - The Leader in Meaning-Based Computing & Enterprise Search.
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1377573: Potential Security Issue with Lotus Notes File Viewer for WordPerfect.
  • iDefense PUBLIC ADVISORY: 03.17.09: Autonomy KeyView Word Perfect File Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.
  • SYM09-004 : Symantec Products Update Vulnerable Autonomy KeyView Module .
  • BID-34086: Autonomy KeyView Module 'wp6sr.dll' Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-4564: Stack-based buffer overflow in wp6sr.dll in the Autonomy KeyView SDK 10.4 and earlier, as used in IBM Lotus Notes, Symantec Mail Security (SMS) products, Symantec BrightMail Appliance products, and Symantec Data Loss Prevention (DLP) products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Word Perfect Document (WPD) file.
  • OSVDB ID: 52713: Autonomy KeyView SDK wp6sr.dll Word Perfect Document Handling Overflow
  • SA34303: Lotus Notes 6 File Viewer "wp6sr.dll" Buffer Overflow
  • SA34307: Symantec Products KeyView "wp6sr.dll" Buffer Overflow
  • SA34318: Autonomy KeyView SDK "wp6sr.dll" Buffer Overflow
  • SA34355: Lotus Notes File Viewer "wp6sr.dll" Buffer Overflow
  • SECTRACK ID: 1021856: Symantec Data Loss Prevention Buffer Overflow in Autonomy KeyView Module Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SECTRACK ID: 1021857: Symantec Mail Security Buffer Overflow in Autonomy KeyView Module Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • SECTRACK ID: 1021859: IBM Lotus Notes Buffer Overflows in File Viewer for WordPerfect Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • US-CERT VU#276563: Autonomy KeyView SDK buffer overflow vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Autonomy KeyView Export SDK 10
  • Autonomy KeyView Export SDK 10.3
  • Autonomy KeyView Filter SDK 10
  • Autonomy KeyView Filter SDK 10.3
  • Autonomy KeyView Viewer SDK 10
  • Autonomy KeyView Viewer SDK 10.3
  • IBM Lotus Notes 6.5
  • IBM Lotus Notes 7.0
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.0
  • Symantec BrightMail Appliance 5.0
  • Symantec Data Loss Prevention Detection Servers 7.0
  • Symantec Data Loss Prevention Detection Servers 8.0
  • Symantec Data Loss Prevention Detection Servers 8.1 Windows
  • Symantec Data Loss Prevention Detection Servers 8.1 Linux
  • Symantec Data Loss Prevention Endpoint Agents 8.0
  • Symantec Data Loss Prevention Endpoint Agents 8.1
  • Symantec Enforce 7.0
  • Symantec Enforce 8.0
  • Symantec Enforce 8.1 Linux
  • Symantec Enforce 8.1 Windows
  • Symantec Mail Security 5.0.0 SMTP
  • Symantec Mail Security 5.0.0
  • Symantec Mail Security 5.0.0-36
  • Symantec Mail Security 5.0.0.24
  • Symantec Mail Security 5.0.1 SMTP
  • Symantec Mail Security 5.0.1.181 SMTP
  • Symantec Mail Security 5.0.1.182 SMTP
  • Symantec Mail Security 5.0.1.189 SMTP
  • Symantec Mail Security 5.0.1.200 SMTP
  • Symantec Mail Security 5.0.10 Exchange
  • Symantec Mail Security 5.0.11 Exchange
  • Symantec Mail Security 6.0.6 Exchange
  • Symantec Mail Security 6.0.7 Exchange
  • Symantec Mail Security 7.5.3.25 Domino
  • Symantec Mail Security 7.5.4.29 Domino
  • Symantec Mail Security 7.5.5.32 Domino

Reported:

Mar 17, 2009

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