Remote code execution in JustSystems Ichitaro

Published: 2014-11-13 00:00:00 | Updated: 2017-01-23
Severity Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2014-7247
CVSSv3 8.9 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software Ichitaro
Vulnerable software versions Ichitaro 2011
Ichitaro 2010
Ichitaro 2014

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Vendor URL JustSystems Corporation

Security Advisory

1) Buffer overflow

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to buffer overflow when processing documents. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.


Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

http://jvndb.jvn.jp/en/contents/2014/JVNDB-2014-000131.html

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