EF Commander ISO pathname buffer overflow

efcommander-iso-pathname-bo (31365) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

EF Commander is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of ISO image files. By sending a specially-crafted ISO image file containing an overly long pathname, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash, if the attacker could persuade the victim to open the malicious file.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.6
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 4.4
  Exploitability: Proof-Of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of EF Commander (5.80 or later), available from the EFSoftware Web site. See References.

References:

  • EFSoftware Web site: EF Commander Windows -Shareware.
  • vuln.sg Vulnerability Research Advisory 2007-01-09 : EF Commander ISO File Long Pathname Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.
  • BID-21969: EF Commander ISO File Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-0180: Stack-based buffer overflow in EF Commander 5.75 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted ISO file containing a file within several nested directories, which produces a large filename that triggers the overflow.
  • OSVDB ID: 32660: EF Commander ISO Nested Directory Filename Overflow
  • SA23659: EF Commander ISO Long Pathname Buffer Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • EFSoftware EF Commander prior to 5.80

Reported:

Jan 09, 2007

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