BlackBerry Enterprise Server PDF distiller buffer overflow

blackberry-pdf-distiller-bo (64621) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the PDF distiller of the BlackBerry Attachment Service component. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted PDF file on a BlackBerry smartphone, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the 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:

Refer to Blackberry Security Advisory KB25382 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Blackberry Security Advisory KB25382: Vulnerability in the PDF distiller of the BlackBerry Attachment Service for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server.
  • BID-45753: BlackBerry Attachment Service PDF Distiller (CVE-2010-2604) Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-2604: Multiple buffer overflows in the PDF Distiller in the BlackBerry Attachment Service component in Research In Motion (RIM) BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.1.3 through 5.0.2, and Enterprise Server Express 5.0.1 and 5.0.2, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF file.
  • OSVDB ID: 70393: BlackBerry Enterprise Server PDF Distiller Unspecified Overflow (2010-2604)
  • SA42882: BlackBerry Enterprise Server PDF Distiller Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1024953: BlackBerry Enterprise Server Buffer Overflow in Attachment Service PDF Distiller Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • RIM BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.1.6
  • RIM BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.1.7
  • RIM BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0
  • RIM BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0.1
  • RIM BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0.2

Reported:

Jan 11, 2011

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