Wednesday, 22 July 2009

Akamai Download Manager Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

iDefense have published an advisory for a stack buffer overflow vulnerability in the Akamai Download Manager which was discovered by Stephen Fewer of Harmony Security. The vulnerability effects the ActiveX version of the download manager (Versions <= 2.2.3.7) and results in arbitrary code execution through the victims browser after the victim visits a malicious web page.

You can read the full iDefense advisory here:
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=813

And the Akamai advisory here:
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2009/Jul/0165.html
http://www.akamai.com/html/support/security.html

Novell Privileged User Manager Remote DLL Injection Vulnerability

TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) has published an advisory for a critical remote pre-authentication arbitrary DLL injection vulnerability in the Novell Privileged User Manager which was discovered by Stephen Fewer of Harmony Security.

You can read the full ZDI advisory here:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-046/

And the Novell advisory here:
http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7003640