Posts Tagged ‘buffer overflow’

Critical vulnerabilities in routers

Vulnerability in nginx

Vulnerability allows execution of arbitrary code on the target system.

It turned out unscheduled update server nginx to version 1.4.1, which eliminated the vulnerability CVE-2013-2028, which allows the execution of arbitrary code on the target redundant system.

The vulnerability can lead to overwriting the stack areas of the workflow when processing specially designed chunked-queries. Gaps are subject to the implementation of nginx versions 1.3.9 and 1.4.0. (more…)


Buffer overflow in Exim

Vulnerability: a buffer overflow in Exim

Danger: High
Patch: Yes
Quantity of vulnerabilities: 1
CVE ID: CVE-2012-5671

Impact: System Compromise
Affected products: Exim 4.x

Affected versions: Exim version 4.70 to 4.80


The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary code on the target system. (more…)

Microsoft WordVulnerability: buffer overflow in Microsoft Word

Vulnerability allows an attacker to carry out DoS attacks, and compromise a vulnerable system.

Member organizations Inj3ct0r hacker under the alias coolkaveh discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in the stack in Microsoft Office Word 2010. The vulnerability allows an attacker to cause a denial of service or compromise a vulnerable system. (more…)