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Category:   Application (File Transfer/Sharing)  >   Total Commander Vendors:   Ghisler, Christian
Total Commander FileInfo Plugin File Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033004
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-2869   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 21 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.22
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Total Commander FileInfo. A remote user can cause the target application to crash.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when processed by the target application that uses the FileInfo plugin, will trigger an out-of-bounds memory read error and cause the target application to crash.

A specially crafted 'Size' field in the Archive Member Header or the "Number Of Symbols" field in the 1st Linker Member of a COFF Archive Library (.lib) file can trigger this flaw.

A specially crafted Linear Executable file can trigger this flaw.

The original advisory is available at:

Marcin Noga of Cisco TALOS reported this vulnerability via US-CERT.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target application to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (FileInfo 2.22).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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