IBM Forms Viewer Stack Buffer Overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by a
stack-based buffer overflow.

Description :

The version of IBM Forms Viewer on the remote host is affected by a
stack-based buffer overflow in the XDL form fontname tag parser.
This can allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

See also :

https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21657500
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-274/
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/87911

Solution :

Upgrade to IBM Forms Viewer 4.0.0.3 or 8.0.1.1 or newer.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 72026 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5447

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