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WinRAR LHA Filename Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check the version of WinRAR

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote Windows host has an application that is suffers from two
buffer overflow vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is running WinRAR, an archive manager for Windows.

The version of WinRAR installed on the remote host is affected by two
stack-based buffer overflows when processing LHA files with specially-
crafted filenames. Successful exploitation of either issue enables an
attacker to execute arbitrary code subject to the rights of the
current user.

See also :

http://www.hustlelabs.com/advisories/04072006_rarlabs.pdf
http://www.rarlab.com/rarnew.htm

Solution :

Upgrade to WinRAR version 3.6.0 beta 7 (3.60.7.0) or later.

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: 19043

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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