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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   ALZip Vendors:   ESTSoft
ALZip Buffer Overflows in Processing Multiple Archives Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015003
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015003
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-3194   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 14 2008
Original Entry Date:  Oct 5 2005
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.12 (Korean), 6.1 (International), 5.52 (English)
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in ALZip. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

The software contains buffer overflows in the processing of filenames of compressed files in ALZ, ARJ, ZIP, UUE, and XXE archives. A remote user can create an archive with a compressed file with a specially crafted filename. When the archive is opened or extracted, arbitrary code will be executed on the target system.

The vendor was notified on September 19, 2005.

Tan Chew Keong of Secunia Research discovered this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create an archive that, when processed by the target user, will cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (6.13 [Korean and International]).
Vendor URL:  www.altools.net/Default.aspx?tabid=47 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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