MS02-054: Unchecked Buffer in File Decompression Functions Could Lead to Code Execution (329048)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Explorer.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of Windows that has a security flaw
in the compressed files (ZIP) implementation. An attacker can exploit
this flaw by sending a malicious zip file to the remote user. When the
user opens the file with Explorer, arbitrary code will be executed.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms02-054

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000 and XP.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11148 ()

Bugtraq ID: 5873
5876

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0370
CVE-2002-1139