PowerArchiver LoadTree() and ReadHeader() buffer overflow
|powerarchiver-loadtree-readheader-bo (31263)||High Risk|
PowerArchiver is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the LoadTree() and ReadHeader() functions in PAISO.DLL. By creating a specially-crafted ISO image containing files with overly long pathnames, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system, if the attacker could convince the victim to open the malicious ISO image.
Upgrade to the latest version of PowerArchiver (9.64.03 or later), available from the PowerArchiver Web site. See References.
- PowerArchiver Web site: PowerArchiver 2006 - Download.
- vuln.sg Vulnerability Research Advisory: PowerArchiver PAISO.DLL Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.
- BID-21867: PowerArchiver PAISO.DLL ISO File Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-0097: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the (1) LoadTree and (2) ReadHeader functions in PAISO.DLL 126.96.36.199 (1.7.3 beta) in ConeXware PowerArchiver 2006 9.64.02 allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted ISO file containing a file within several nested directories.
- OSVDB ID: 32576: PowerArchiver PAISO.DLL ISO File Handling Overflow
- SA23559: PowerArchiver PAISO.DLL ISO File Handling Buffer Overflow
- PowerArchiver PowerArchiver prior to 9.64.03
Jan 04, 2007
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