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Vulnerability Assessment Details

WinZip Multiple Overflows

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the presence of WinZip

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is using a version of WinZip which is older than
version 9.0-SR1.

WinZip is a popular ZIP compression tool. The remote version of this
software contains several buffer overflows which may permit a possible hacker
to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit it, a possible hacker would need to send a malformed archive
file to a user on the remote host and wait for him to open it
using WinZip.

Solution : Upgrade to WinZip 9.0-SR1.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 11092

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

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