Abakt ZIP buffer overflow
|abakt-zip-bo (26435)||High Risk|
Abakt is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of file names in a ZIP archive. By creating a malicious ZIP archive containing an overly long file name, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system, once the malicious ZIP file is extracted.
Upgrade to the latest version of Abakt (0.9.3-RC1 or later), available from the Abakt Web site. See References.
- Abakt Web site: Abakt - Abakt┐?.
- BID-17880: TZipBuilder ZIP File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2006-2161: Buffer overflow in (1) TZipBuilder 1.79.03.01, (2) Abakt 0.9.2 and 0.9.3-beta1, (3) CAM UnZip 4.0 and 4.3, and possibly other products, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a ZIP archive that contains a file with a long file name.
- SA19945: TZipBuilder ZIP File Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- SA19946: CAM UnZip ZIP File Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- SA20068: Abakt ZIP File Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- SECTRACK ID: 1016064: TZipBuilder Buffer Overflow in Processing ZIP Archives Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
- SECTRACK ID: 1016107: Abakt Buffer Overflow in Processing Zip Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
- Abakt Abakt 0.9.2
- Abakt Abakt 0.9.3-beta1
May 15, 2006
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