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07 November 2005

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                   ESB-2005.0877 -- CIAC BULLETIN Q-042
     F-Secure AV for MS Exchange and Internet Gatekeeper Vulnerability
                              7 November 2005

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange
                   F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper
Publisher:         CIAC
Operating System:  Windows Server 2003
                   Windows 2000
                   Windows NT
Impact:            Read-only Data Access
Access:            Remote/Unauthenticated

Original Bulletin: http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2005-2.shtml

Comment: While the default configuration allows connections only from the 
         local host, modifying the default configuration to allow 
         connections from other hosts may expose this vulnerability to 
         remote exploitation attempts.

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                             INFORMATION BULLETIN

       F-Secure AV for MS Exchange and Internet Gatekeeper Vulnerability
                    [F-Secure Security Bulletin FSC-2005-2]

November 4, 2005 18:00 GMT                                        Number Q-042
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PROBLEM:       Limited vulnerabilities were discovered in F-Secures Anti-Virus 
               for Microsoft Exchange and F-Secure's Internet Gatekeeper. 
PLATFORM:      F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange 6.40 F-Secure 
               Internet Gatekeeper 6.42, 6.41, 6.40 
DAMAGE:        A limited directory traversal vulnerability can be exploited by 
               bypassing the Web Console authentication. It is possible to 
               gain a read access to a file on the local disk from allowed 
               hosts. By default the connections are only allowed from the 
               local host. 
SOLUTION:      Apply the available security updates. 
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VULNERABILITY  The risk is LOW. An attacker may gain read access to a file on 
ASSESSMENT:    the local disk. 
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LINKS: 
 CIAC BULLETIN:      http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/q-042.shtml 
 ORIGINAL BULLETIN:  http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2005-2.shtml 
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