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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Kaspersky Internet Security Vendors:   Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Internet Security Buffer Overflows in Unpacking Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033657
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 24 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2015
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Kaspersky Internet Security. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when processed by the target application, will trigger integer or buffer overflows and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with System privileges.

DEX, VB6, CHM, ExeCryptor, PE, "Yoda's Protector", and other file formats are affected.

The original advisory is available at:

Tavis Ormandy reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when processed by the target application, will execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available via auto-update (September 13, 2015).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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