IBM AFP Viewer Plug-in SRC Property Buffer Overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a browser plugin that is affected by a
buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The Windows remote host contains IBM's AFP Viewer plug-in, which
allows for viewing AFP (Advanced Function Presentation) documents from
a web browser.

The version of the plug-in installed on the remote host reportedly
contains a heap-based buffer overflow that can be triggered when
processing a 'SRC' property with a string longer than 1023 characters.
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into visiting a
specially crafted web page, this issue could be leveraged to execute
arbitrary code on the affected system subject to the user's

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to AFP Viewer plug-in version or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 33268 (ibm_afp_viewer_src_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 29932

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2880

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