Panda Antivirus library ZOO file buffer overflow

panda-antivirus-zoo-bo (23276) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Multiple Panda Software Antivirus products, and possibly other Antivirus vendors that use the Panda Antivirus library, are vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow during the decompression of ZOO archive files. By sending a malicious ZOO archive file to a system running a vulnerable Antivirus product, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the affected product. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain complete control of an affected system.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Panda Software has issued a fix on 2005-12-02 which is available to all registered users, contact Panda Software for more information.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Panda Software Panda Antivirus

Reported:

Nov 29, 2005

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