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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Turbo Searcher Vendors:   Knownsoft
Turbo Searcher Buffer Overflow in 'arj.dll' Component Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017261
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017261
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-3051   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 27 2008
Original Entry Date:  Nov 21 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.30 build 052705
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Turbo Searcher. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted ARJ archive. If the "Quick Search" option is disabled and the "Search in compressed file" option is enabled when the target user searches in a directory that contains the archive, a buffer overflow will occur and arbitrary code will be executed. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The buffer overflow resides in the 'arj.dll' plugin component, from 7-Zip. The underlying vulnerability was previously reported in CVE-2005-3051.

The vendor was notified on July 24, 2006.

Tan Chew Keong discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.vuln.sg/turbosearcher330-en.html

Impact:   A remote user can create an archive that, when processed in a specific manner by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.knownsoft.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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