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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Kaspersky Anti-Virus Vendors:   Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Anti-Virus Buffer Overflow in Processing ARJ Archives Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017882
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017882
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0445   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 6 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Kaspersky Anti-Virus. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted ARJ archive that, when processed by the target user or target application, will trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Workstations and Kaspersky Anti-Virus for File Server are also affected.

The vendor was notified on November 9, 2006.

TippingPoint reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-013.html

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when processed by the target user or application, will execute arbitrary code.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (Maintenance Pack, 2.0 build 6.0.2.614).

The Kaspersky advisories are available at:

http://www.kaspersky.com/technews?id=203038693
http://www.kaspersky.com/technews?id=203038694

Vendor URL:  www.kaspersky.com/technews?id=203038694 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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