Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in Samsung Kies
|Tested Version:||188.8.131.5214_1 on Windows 7 SP1 and Internet Explorer 9.0|
|Advisory Publication:||December 19, 2012 [without technical details]|
|Vendor Notification:||December 19, 2012|
|Vendor Fix:||December 27, 2012|
|Public Disclosure:||January 9, 2013|
|Latest Update:||December 27, 2012|
|Vulnerability Type:||Buffer Errors [CWE-119]|
|CVSSv2 Base Score:||9.3 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)|
|Solution Status:||Fixed by Vendor|
|Discovered and Provided:||High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab|
High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab has discovered buffer overflow vulnerability in Samsung Kies, which can be exploited to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable system.
|Vulnerability is fixed by vendor in version 184.108.40.20623_2_7|
Download it at http://www.samsung.com/kies
| High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23136 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23136 - Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in Samsung Kies|
 Samsung Kies - http://www.samsung.com/ca/support/usefulsoftware/KIES/JSP - Samsung Kies is a freeware software application used to communicate between Windows or Macintosh computers, and more recently-manufactured Samsung mobile phone and tablet computer devices. Kies is Samsung's official tool for Android based devices which allow synchronization and multimedia files management.
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