NetIQ Security Solutions for ISeries NetIQExecObject.NetIQExec.1 SafeShellExecute Stack Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-15-340: July 14th, 2015
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of NetIQ Security Solutions for ISeries. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists within the NetIQExecObject.NetIQExec.1 ActiveX Control. By providing overly long arguments to the SafeShellExecute function, an attacker can overflow fixed size stack buffers and execute arbitrary code in the context of the browser.
Vendor ResponseNetIQ has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2015-01-27 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2015-07-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)