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PicoZip ZipInfo.dll Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks version of PicoZip

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 PicoZip, a file compression utility for

According to the registry, the version of PicoZip installed on the
remote Windows host fails to properly check the size of filenames
before copying them into a finite-sized buffer within the
'zipinfo.dll' info tip shell extension. Using a specially-crafted
ACE, RAR, or ZIP file, a possible hacker may be able to exploit this issue
to execute arbitrary code on the affected host subject to the
rights of the user running the affected application.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to PicoZip version 4.02 or later.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0

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