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AVIRA Desktop for Windows ACE Archive Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

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 :

Solution :

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

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8

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