Intrusion Prevention

IBM.Forms.Viewer.XFDL.Form.Processing.Stack.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in IBM Forms Viewer.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a malformed XFDL form. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted XFDL form.

Affected Products

IBM Forms Viewer 4.0 prior to 4.0.0.3
IBM Forms Viewer 8.0 prior to 8.0.1.1

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21657500

CVE References

CVE-2013-5447