Published:2009/10/28  Last Updated:2009/11/02

SEIL/X Series and SEIL/B1 buffer overflow vulnerability


SEIL/X Series and SEIL/B1 contain a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • SEIL/X1 firmware 2.40 to 2.51
  • SEIL/X2 firmware 2.40 to 2.51
  • SEIL/B1 firmware 2.40 to 2.51


SEIL/X Series and SEIL/B1 are routers. SEIL/X Series and SEIL/B1 contain an issue in the processing by the URL filtering function, which may lead to a buffer overflow vulnerability.


When processing a specially crafted URL, a remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.


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Vendor Status

Vendor Status Last Update Vendor Notes
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. Vulnerable 2009/10/28


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2009.10.28

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required Routed - can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication None - anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required None - the vulnerability can be exploited without an honest user taking any action
  • High
Exploit Complexity Low-Medium - some expertise and/or luck required (most buffer overflows, guessing correctly in small space, expertise in Windows function calls)
  • Medium-High

Description of each analysis measures


Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2009-4292
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2009-000069

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