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7-Zip ARJ File Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks version of arj.dll from 7-Zip
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote Windows host contains a library that is affected by a
buffer overflow vulnerability.
The remote host contains a version of the open-source 7-Zip file
archiver and included in third-party products such as Knownsoft's
The version of this software installed on the remote host contains a
buffer overflow in its ARJ file handling library that is triggered
when handling an ARJ block greater than 2600 bytes. If a possible hacker
can trick a user on the affected host into opening a specially-crafted
ARJ archive file, he can leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code
on the host subject to the user's rights.
See also :
Either contact the application's vendor for an update or upgrade to
7-Zip 4.27 beta (188.8.131.52) or later.
High / CVSS Base Score : 8
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