Compression Plus ZOO buffer overflow
|compressionplus-zoo-bo (28693)||High Risk|
The Compression Plus library, used in multiple software products, is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking in the CP5DLL32.DLL file. By creating a malicious ZOO archive and persuading a victim to open or decompress the malicious archive, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.
For BeCubed Compression Plus:
Upgrade to the patched version of Compression Plus (version 5 sp 14), available from the BeCubed Software Web site. See References.
For Tumbleweed MailGate Email Firewall:
Upgrade to the patched version of MailGate Email Firewall reportedly available from the Tumbleweed MailGate Email Firewall Web site. See References.
For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.
- BeCubed Software, Inc. Web site: Compression Plus 5.0.
- Canyon Software Home page: Canyon Software.
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Thu Aug 31 2006 - 14:16:55 CDT: Compression Plus and Tumblweed EMF Stack Overflow.
- Tumbleweed MailGate Web site: MailGate Email Firewall.
- VCOM PowerDesk Pro Web site: PowerDesk Pro.
- BID-19796: Compression Plus Zoo Format Stack Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2006-4554: Stack-based buffer overflow in the ReadFile function in the ZOO-processing exports in the BeCubed Compression Plus before 18.104.22.168, as used in products including (1) Tumbleweed EMF, (2) VCOM/Ontrack PowerDesk Pro, (3) Canyon Drag and Zip, (4) Canyon Power File, and (5) Canyon Power File Gold, allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via an inconsistent size parameter in a ZOO file header.
- OSVDB ID: 28371: Compression Plus CP5DLL32.DLL ZOO Archive Header Processing Overflow
- SA21714: Compression Plus ZOO Archive Processing Buffer Overflow
- SA21718: Tumbleweed EMF ZOO Archive Processing Buffer Overflow
- SA21720: VCOM PowerDesk Pro ZOO Archive Processing Buffer Overflow
- SA21750: Drag And Zip Zoo Archive Processing Buffer Overflow
- SA21751: Power File Gold Zoo Archive Processing Buffer Overflow
- BeCubed Software Compression Plus 5.0
- Canyon Software Drag And Zip 3.5b
- Canyon Software Power File
- Canyon Software Power File Gold 1.12
- Tumbleweed MailGate Email Firewall 6.0
- Tumbleweed MailGate Email Firewall 6.1
- Tumbleweed MailGate Email Firewall 6.2
- VCOM Products PowerDesk Pro 22.214.171.124
- VCOM Products PowerDesk Pro 126.96.36.199
Aug 31, 2006
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