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Vulnerability Assessment Details

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Attachment Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version number of BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows application is affected by multiple buffer overflow
vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of BlackBerry Enterprise Server on the remote host
reportedly contains flaws in its handling of Word and TIFF document
attachments that may result in buffer overflows when a user opens a
malformed file on a BlackBerry device. A remote attacker may be able
to exploit this issue to execute code on the affected host subject to
the rights under which the application runs, generally
'Administrator'.

See also :

http://blogs.washingtonpost.com/securityfix/2006/01/security_hole_e.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?c224cef8
http://www.nessus.org/u?f9d6cf39

Solution :

Install the appropriate service pack / hotfix as described in the
vendor advisory referenced above.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16098, 16590

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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