Gauntlet Firewall smap/smapd and CSMAP daemons buffer overflow

gauntlet-csmap-bo (7088) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Network Associates Gauntlet Firewall is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the smap/smapd and Computer Science Major Accessibility Program (CSMAP) daemons, which affects multiple devices that utilize the Gauntlet firewall software. The smap/smapd and CSMAP daemons are proxy servers responsible for handling inbound and outbound email transactions. A remote attacker can send a specially-crafted mail message to an affected device to overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary commands on the system to gain elevated privileges.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in PGP Security Advisory dated September 4, 2001. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • McAfee E-Appliance 100
  • McAfee E-Appliance 120
  • McAfee Gauntlet Firewall 5.0
  • McAfee Gauntlet Firewall 5.5
  • McAfee Gauntlet Firewall 6.0
  • McAfee WebShield 4.1 Solaris
  • PGP e-ppliance 300 1.0
  • PGP e-ppliance 300 1.5
  • PGP e-ppliance 300 2.0

Reported:

Sep 04, 2001

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