A remotely exploitable buffer overflow exists in the Gauntlet Firewall.
The buffer overflow occurs in the smap/smapd and CSMAP daemons. According to PGP Security, these daemons are responsible for handling email transactions for both inbound and outbound e-mail.
This vulnerability occurs in smap/smapd on the following products:
An intruder can execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the corresponding daemon.
Patchs for this vulnerability are available from the vendor at ftp://ftp.nai.com/pub/security/ and http://www.pgp.com/naicommon/download/upgrade/upgrades-patch.asp.
This vulnerability was discovered by Jim Stickley of Garrison Technologies.
This document was written by Ian A. Finlay.
|Date First Published:||2001-09-06|
|Date Last Updated:||2001-09-06 21:02 UTC|