Gauntlet Firewall smap/smapd and CSMAP daemons buffer overflow
|gauntlet-csmap-bo (7088)||High Risk|
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.
Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in PGP Security Advisory dated September 4, 2001. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Sep 05 2001 - 00:17:17 CDT: Gauntlet Vulnerability.
- CERT Advisory CA-2001-25: Buffer Overflow in Gauntlet Firewall allows intruders to execute arbitrary code.
- CIAC Information Bulletin L-140: Gauntlet Firewall CSMAP and smap/smapd Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.
- PGP Security Advisory September 4, 2001: Gauntlet Firewall for Unix and WebShield CSMAP and smap/smapd Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Advisory.
- SecurityFocus News September 4, 2001 3:34 PM PT: Security hole found in Gauntlet.
- SGI Security Advisory 20011104-01-I: IRIX Gauntlet Vulnerabilities.
- BID-3290: Gauntlet Firewall for Unix and WebShield CSMAP and smap/smapd Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2001-1456: Buffer overflow in the (1) smap/smapd and (2) CSMAP daemons for Gauntlet Firewall 5.0 through 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted mail message.
- OSVDB ID: 4689: NAI Gauntlet Firewall smap / smapd / CSMAP Daemon Remote Overflow
- US-CERT VU#206723: Network Associates CSMAP and smap/smapd vulnerable to buffer overflow thereby allowing arbitrary command execution
- 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
Sep 04, 2001
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