The Microsoft Whale Intelligent Application Gateway Whale Client Components ActiveX control contains multiple stack buffer overflows, which can allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Whale Communications Intelligent Application Gateway is an application that provides SSL VPN functionality. The Whale Client Components, which is provided by the file WhlMgr.dll, contains stack buffer overflow vulnerabilities in the CheckForUpdates() and UpdateComponents() methods. Note that Whale Communications is a subsidiary of Microsoft.
By convincing a user to view a specially crafted HTML document (e.g., a web page or an HTML email message or attachment), an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user. The attacker could also cause the web browser to crash.
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This issue is addressed in Service Pack 1 for both Whale Communications Intelligent Application Gateway (IAG) 3.6 and Microsoft Intelligent Application Gateway 2007.
|Temporal||0||E:Not Defined (ND)/RL:Not Defined (ND)/RC:Not Defined (ND)|
|Environmental||0||CDP:Not Defined (ND)/TD:Not Defined (ND)/CR:Not Defined (ND)/IR:Not Defined (ND)/AR:Not Defined (ND)|
This vulnerability was reported by Will Dormann of CERT/CC.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
|Date First Published:||2009-04-15|
|Date Last Updated:||2009-05-27 18:12 UTC|