Zero-day vulnerability in Ichitaro

Memory corruption
CVE-2008-3919

Known malware:

TROJ_TARODROP.AM

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2008082601 - Remote code execution in JustSystems Ichitaro

Vulnerable component: Ichitaro

CVE-ID: CVE-2008-3919

CVSSv3 score: 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 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Description:

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

The weakness exists due to buffer overflow when processing a malformed file. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted JTD document, trick the victim into loading it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code or cause denial of service on the target system 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.