Citrix Presentation Server Client ActiveX Heap Overflow Vulnerability

2006.12.08
Credit: TSRT
Risk: Low
Local: Yes
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-Other


CVSS Base Score: 6.8/10
Impact Subscore: 6.4/10
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Partial
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: Partial

TSRT-06-15: Citrix Presentation Server Client ActiveX Heap Overflow Vulnerability http://www.tippingpoint.com/security/advisories/TSRT-06-15.html December 6, 2006 -- CVE ID: CVE-2006-6334 -- Affected Vendor: Citrix -- Affected Products: Citrix Presentation Server Client for Windows < v9.230 -- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection: TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this vulnerability since February 2006 by a pre-existing Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 4163. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com -- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Citrix Presentation Server Client for Windows. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page. The specific flaw resides in the SendChannelData function of the ActiveX control Wfica.ocx (CLSID 238F6F83-B8B4-11CF-8771-00A024541EE3). The function is prototyped as follows: SendChannelData(ChannelName As String, Data As String, DataSize As Long, DataType As ICAVCDataType) Specifying an undersized buffer length as the 'DataSize' parameter and supplying a large buffer as the 'Data' parameter results in an exploitable heap corruption. -- Vendor Response: Citrix has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX111827 -- Disclosure Timeline: 2006.02.01 - Pre-existing Digital Vaccine released to TippingPoint customers 2006.09.19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2006.12.06 - Coordinated public release of advisory -- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by Aaron Portnoy, TippingPoint Security Research Team.


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