Ichitaro RTF buffer overflow

ichitaro-rtf-bo (49739) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Ichitaro is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking when handling RTF files. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted RTF file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges 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:

Upgrade to the latest version of Ichitaro, available from the JustSystems Web site. See References.

References:

  • Fourteenforty Web site: FFRRA-20090407.
  • JustSystems Web site: JS09002.
  • JVN#33846134: Ichitaro series buffer overflow vulnerability.
  • JVN#33846134: JVN#29211062, JVN#32981509, JVN#50495547.
  • BID-34403: JustSystems Ichitaro RTF File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-4737: Stack-based buffer overflow in JustSystems Corporation Ichitaro 13, 2004 through 2009, Viewer 2009 19.0.1.0 and earlier, and other versions allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Rich Text File (RTF), related to pvpara ffooter.
  • OSVDB ID: 53349: JustSystems Ichitaro Multiple Products RTF File Handling Overflow
  • SA34611: JustSystems Ichitaro Products RTF Processing Buffer Overflow
  • VUPEN/ADV-2009-0957: JustSystems Ichitaro RTF Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • JustSystems Ichitaro 13
  • JustSystems Ichitaro 2004
  • JustSystems Ichitaro 2005
  • JustSystems Ichitaro 2006
  • JustSystems Ichitaro 2007
  • JustSystems Ichitaro 2008
  • JustSystems Ichitaro 2009
  • JustSystems Ichitaro Government 2006
  • JustSystems Ichitaro Government 2007
  • JustSystems Ichitaro Government 2008
  • JustSystems Ichitaro Government 2009
  • JustSystems Ichitaro Viewer 2009
  • JustSystems Ichitaro viewer

Reported:

Apr 06, 2009

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