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AVIRA Desktop for Windows ACE Archive Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for ACE archive handling buffer overflow vulnerability in AVIRA Desktop for Windows

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by a
buffer overflow.

Description :

The remote host is running AVIRA Desktop for Windows.

The installed version of AVIRA Desktop for Windows is reportedly prone
to a stack-based buffer overflow when scanning ACE archives with long
filenames. A possible hacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary
code on the remote host.

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2005-43/advisory/

Solution :

Upgrade AVPACK32.DLL to version 6.31.1.7 or later via online update.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14824

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2007 Tenable Network Security

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