News File Grabber NZB file buffer overflow
|newsfilegrabber-nzb-bo (32577)||High Risk|
News File Grabber is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of NZB files. By sending a specially-crafted NZB file with an overly long subject field, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with SYSTEM privileges, if the attacker could persuade the victim to open the malicious NZB file and view articles or message headers.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- News File Grabber Web site: News File Grabber - Download - The Binary-Downloader for Usenet-Newsgroups.
- BID-22617: News File Grabber Subject Line Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-1037: Stack-based buffer overflow in News File Grabber 220.127.116.11 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a .nzb file with a long subject field. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.
- OSVDB ID: 33252: News File Grabber NZB File Subject Field Overflow
- SA24237: News File Grabber NZB File Processing Code Execution
- Microsoft Windows Vista
- rsbr Software News File Grabber 18.104.22.168
Feb 20, 2007
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