Intrusion Prevention



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
IBM Forms Viewer 8.0 prior to


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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.

CVE References