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Category:   Application (Security)  >   F-Secure Internet Security Vendors:   F-Secure
F-Secure Internet Security Buffer Overflow in Processing ZIP Archives Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015510
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015510
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 19 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2004, 2005 and 2006
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F-Secure Internet Security. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted ZIP archive that, when processed by the anti-virus software, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can also create specially crafted RAR and ZIP archives that will not be properly scanned by the target system. As a result, a false negative scan may occur.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can obfuscate malicious code so that it will not be detected by the anti-virus system.

Solution:   A hotfix has been distributed automatically to customers.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2006-1.shtml

Vendor URL:  www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2006-1.shtml (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:   Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Thu, 19 Jan 2006 08:09:38 -0500
Subject:  F-Secure Security Bulletin FSC-2006-1, Code execution vulnerability in ZIP and RAR-archive handling


http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2006-1.shtml
 
 


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