PentaZip choShilA.bpl denial of service

pentazip-choshila-dos (31583) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

PentaZip is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a vulnerability in choShilA.bpl. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file containing an overly long file name, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to crash the system, resulting in a denial of service.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of PentaZip (8.5.1.232 or later), available from the PentaWare Web site. See References.

References:

  • PentaWare Web site: PentaWare Products.
  • BID-22104: PentaWare PentaZip Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-5964: choShilA.bpl in PentaZip 8.5.1.190 and PentaSuite-PRO 8.5.1.221 allows local users, and user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) by right clicking on a file with a long filename.
  • OSVDB ID: 32865: PentaZip choShilA.bpl Archive Filename Handling Overflow DoS
  • SA21458: PentaZip Archive Handling Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • PentaWare PentaSuite-PRO 8.5.1.221 & prior
  • PentaWare PentaZip 8.5.1.190 & prior

Reported:

Jan 18, 2007

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