Compression Plus ZOO buffer overflow

compressionplus-zoo-bo (28693) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

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.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

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.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • 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 5.0.1.2
  • VCOM Products PowerDesk Pro 6.0.1.3

Reported:

Aug 31, 2006

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